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Why you should support our team!

FACTS:

·         1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have or will have a serious mental illness

·         1 in 25 adults in America live with a serious mental illness

·         Mental Health affects everyone regardless of culture, race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation 

CONSEQUENCES:

·         10.2 million adults have co-occuring mental health and addiction disorders

·         26% of homeless adults live with serious mental illness

·         24% of state prisoners have a recent history of a mental health condition 

IMPACT:

·         50% of students age 14+ with a mental illness drop out of high school

·         70% of youth in state and local juvenile justice systems have a mental illness

·         Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide

·         Serious mental illness costs America $193.2 billion in lost earning every year

·         Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in youth ages 15-24

·         Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US

·         90% of those who die by suicide have an underlying mental illness 

TREATMENT:

·         60% of adults with a mental illness didn’t receive mental health services in the previous year

·         50% of youth aged 8-15 didn’t receive mental health services in the previous year 

Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

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  • Catherine Kelsey October 2016 $25.00
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  • Allison Brett October 2016 $25.00
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  • Alice Canlas "Congrats Jiji, way to go! Yes of course would love to support you. So proud of what you are doing." Check given to Jeandell on Alice's behalf--posted using JA card as instructed by team cap. September 2016 $200.00
  • Mary Beth Koenigsberger September 2016 $100.00
  • Madelyn Nance September 2016 $100.00
  • Tami Sheena Thankyou for your part in helping erase the stigma of mental illness .. So proud to be part of this walk September 2016 $100.00
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