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Suicidal Thoughts? Help is Available
If you or anyone you know is having thoughts of suicide,
please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

Call 800.273.8255

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Anxiety, Depression, and Insomnia Progression Prevention

It’s Time to Do Better
There is a culture of silence and shame around mental health conditions that can lead to hesitatation in
reaching out for help. That mentality can cause their mental and physical health to deteriorate.

Mental health conditions cause more days of lost work and drag productivity lower than many other chronic
conditions, such as diabetes, asthma, and arthritis. Patients dealing with a mental health condition
being twice as likely to have a coexisting chronic condition.

Counting the Cost of Mental Health

$200 billion
Estimated annual spending in the U.S. due to mental health conditions

$17 billion
Annual cost of mental health conditions to U.S. employers from productivity loss

16 million
Missed workdays per year in the U.S. due to mental health conditions

43 percent
Adults with a mental illness receiving treatment each year according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness

32 hours
Caregivers spend weekly providing care to family members with a mental health condition

40 million
U.S. adults with an anxiety disorder. Symptoms interfer with relationships, schoolwork, and job performance

17+ million
U.S. adults with a depressive episode each year; causing loss of energy, guilt, hopelessness and loss of self-esteem

50-70 million
Americans affected by sleep disorders; resulting in constant fatigue, mood changes and concentration lapses

20 percent
U.S. adults living with a mental health condition. Everyone is thinking about it… but no one is talking about Mental Health