The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the largest grassroots mental health organization in the country. They’re dedicated to breaking down stigma about mental health and making life better for everyone who has a mental illness. In addition to their public awareness events like Mental Illness Awareness Week, they run a blog that goes in-depth about everything from mental health and social media to maintaining healthy friendships with mental illness and growing up without mental health support.
Nearly everyone feels anxious from time to time, but a large number of people have an actual anxiety-related condition. On average, 19 percent of American adults — close to one-fifth of the adult population — are affected by anxiety or an anxiety-related disorder.
Mental health disorders in children — or developmental disorders that are addressed by mental health professionals — may include the following…