Mental Health Quiz: Did you Know?
As you may have realized from your results, there are many misconceptions about mental health and mental health disorders.
In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, we wanted to share these facts and figures to help you better understand how impactful mental health can be.
While some of these answers may be alarming, there is hope. If you or someone you care about needs mental health care, we are here for you.
How many people in the world suffer from mental health conditions?
Around 450 million people
Are mental health problems permanent?
Around _________ of the world’s children and adolescents have a mental disorder.
Poor mental health increases the risk for long-lasting (chronic) physical conditions like
All of the above (Stroke, Cancer, Heart Disease)
Suicide is the ________ leading cause of death among people ages 15-34 in the United States.
If you or a loved one’s mental health is suffering, how can you help?
Help them access mental health services
Half of all mental illness occurs before a person turns ______ years old
Should you treat mental illness like you treat every other illness? Yes, mental health should be treated with the same urgency as other illnesses.
People who struggle with mental illness tend to be violent.
Getting treatment for mental health is difficult.