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Did You Know? (Mental Health Awareness)

October 2009
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1 in 5 young people suffers from a diagnosable mental illness

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 15-24 year olds

80-90% of people with mental disorders who seek help see improvement intheir symptoms

Stereotypes are one of the largest barriers preventing young people from seeking the help they need


Mental Health Awareness
Healthy Living Resource Fair

Coming October 7, 2009! For more information, please contact:

Counseling Services
Office: 1H02
Hours: M-W 8-7, Th-F 8-4:30
Phone: 815-288-5511, ext 208