Mental health is essential to everyone's overall health and well-being.

Mental health disorders are common, affecting one in four adults in the United States each year.

Mental health disorders can lead to serious problems if left untreated, including suicide.

Mental health disorders are treatable, and many people with mental health disorders live full, productive lives.

Early diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders can often prevent them from becoming more serious.

Mental health disorders can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetic predisposition, trauma, and substance abuse.

Mental health disorders are often accompanied by other disorders, such as substance abuse or eating disorders.

Mental health disorders can have a profound effect on a person's family and friends.

Mental health disorders are often stigmatized, and people with mental health disorders may feel isolated and alone.

Discussion of mental health is important in order to destigmatize mental illness, and to promote understanding and acceptance.