Native communities experience higher rates of suicide compared to all other racial and ethnic groups in the U.S.
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, and as we have previously shared mental illness affects one in five adults in America and is a leading cause of disability. Unfortunately, almost two-thirds of people with a diagnosable mental illness do not seek help, and racial and ethnic groups are even less likely to get help. […]
“Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI [National Alliance on Mental Illness] and the rest of the country are raising awareness of mental health.” (1) NAMI states that, “One in 5 Americans is affected by mental health conditions.” (1) Mental health concerns are significant for […]