The National Alliance on Mental Illness recognizes the first full week of October as “Mental Illness Awareness Week.”
The campaign is geared towards ending stigmas associated with having mental health issues.
Around one in five American adults will experience mental illness in a given year, according to statistics from the NAMI website.
Among the most prevalent of illnesses are depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders.
Continue Reading This Article From Kingsborough Journalism Program Alumni at the New York Daily News website.