National Mental Health Awareness Month
Did you know, according to the National Alliance on Mental Health, 1 in 4 Americans suffer from a mental illness in a given year? In 2013, President Obama declared May National Mental Health Awareness Month, and we wanted to shed light on this worthwhile cause, especially since many of our fellow OTs help these individuals return to as normal function as possible. You can check out more information on National Mental Health Awareness Month here and get more statistics on mental illness in America here. To find out more about how occupational therapists help individuals with mental illnesses, click here.