Category Archives: Mental Health Struggle

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 5

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 5 According to the MHCC, mental health issues cost the Canadian economy $50 billion each year. The NIMH reports that these costs to the U.S. economy was $100 billion in 2002. Read part 4 to learn more about the critical role of financial resources,…
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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 4

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 4 There are three areas that play a critical role in accessing mental health care: 1) Financial Resources; 2) Stigmatization; 3) Availability of competent mental health care providers. Read Part 3 to know about Comorbidity, Life Expectancy, & Suicide. Access to Treatment Mental health…
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Loneliness…The New Epidemic – How It Affects You

Loneliness...The New Epidemic – How It Affects You In 2017 the United States’ Surgeon General stated that in the 1980s, 20% of U.S. adults reported feeling lonely, a statistic that has soared to 40% today and is creating chronic stress and isolation. You’re living right smack dab in the middle of a health care revolution…
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