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Mental Health Awareness Month

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May 7th, 2013

Statistics now show that roughly 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 5 children will experience a diagnosable mental disorder during their lifetime. Unfortunately, there is a lot of stigma associated with mental disorders, and 3 out of 4 people will not seek treatment.

Please take a minute to read this great article about the stigmas, conditions, myths, and help available regarding mental health disorders.

Help IS availble in our area:

  • The Center for Mental Health
  • Suicide Hotlines
    • Suicide Prevention - 1-800-273-TALK(8255)

  • Local Law Enforcement (Sheriff’s Departments)–
    • Delta – (970)874.7676
    • Gunnison – (970)641.1113
    • Montrose – (970)252.4023
    • Ouray – (970)325.7272
    • San Miguel – (970)728.3081
    • Ridgway - (970)626.5196

Mental Health Disorders include:

  • Adjustment disorders
  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Depressive disorder
  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Eating disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia

Give us a call today if you or someone you know needs help. (970).626.5123

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