World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. This page is a resource for nurses and nursing students.

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19.00% of adults are experiencing a mental illness. Equivalent to over 47 million Americans.

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57% of adults with a mental illness receive no treatment.

Mental Health Videos

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I believe strongly that the stigma around mental health needs to vanish. It is so often the stigma that keeps many of us silent. As nurses we KNOW and we are taught to put aside the stigma, but when the mental health demons invade our lives, we to become silent and often avoid seeking the help we need.

Happy Nursing!

-Jon Haws, RN