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It’s estimated that one in five Americans will experience a mental health issue during their lifetime, and one in 20 will develop a serious mental illness. The good news is that recovery is possible. Learn how to recognize the warning signs and what actions you can take to help.

Watch these videos of young people telling their own stories. Accessible versions are available on the Materials page.

Speak Your Mind

It’s estimated that one in five Americans will experience a mental health issue during their lifetime, and one in 20 will develop a serious mental illness. The good news is that recovery is possible. Learn how to recognize the warning signs and what actions you can take to help.

Watch these videos of young people telling their own stories. Accessible versions are available on the Materials page.

Derek

Speak Your Mind

It’s estimated that one in five Americans will experience a mental health issue during their lifetime, and one in 20 will develop a serious mental illness. The good news is that recovery is possible. Learn how to recognize the warning signs and what actions you can take to help.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). The information on this page should not be construed as advice for treatment. For information about local resources, please call 211 and press option 8.

Watch these videos of young people telling their own stories. (These open in separate YouTube windows.)

Hilary  2:18

Cinthya  1:43

Chelsey  2:00

Derek  1:56

Fight Mental Health Stigma  2:47

Being able to recognize the warning signs of mental illness and substance use disorders is key to helping young people. If you’re a parent, teacher, coach, spiritual leader, or physician, learn the facts about these issues.

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Find help in your community by calling 2-1-1, or visit the Department of State Health Services website for additional resources:

Mental health

Substance abuse

Suicide prevention

Texas Health and Human Services

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