Thursday, March 21, 2013

Meet the Problem

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2011 Infographic
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15 comments:

  1. Perhaps women feel more of a stigma about suffering from mental illness as they are 50% less likely to seek treatment.

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  2. It seems society hides/shields the population from issues involving mental health since these numbers indicate that mental health issues are all around us.

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  3. Children with mental disorders aren't able to enjoy life as much as others and see that suicide is the best option for them because they can't go on any longer living as they are, so that is a reason why 90% of the children that commit suicide are ones with mental disorders.

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  4. Maybe 41% of people who don't receive treatment for their disorders don't know they have a disorder

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  5. A lot of people could have a mental illness and not even know about it.

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  6. it seem that our mental health care is inadequate because only 41% of people are being treated for mental health problems. 14% of treatment is minimally adequate

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  7. I agree with Jackson. I have a brother who has a minor case of autism, and we wouldn't have caught it if it weren't for the school noticing it first.

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  8. Maybe most people find they have depression in their 20s or 30s because they have either just been thrown in to the real world out of childhood, or they are hitting a point where they are not satisfied with what they have made of their life.

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  9. It makes it seem that every other person has a mental illness when it mentioned that 26.2% of the population have a mental disorder.

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  10. Maybe people that have a mental illness know about it but choose not to seek treatment because they feel embarrassed or ashamed that they have a mental disorder or illness.
    -Chance

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  11. Maybe since 1 in 5 have a mental disorder, then some people might not know that they have one.

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  12. It seems that people who have disorders could possibly don't know they have the illness and it seems that the ones who do get treatment

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  13. It makes it seem that every other person has a mental illness when it mentioned that 26.2% of the population have a mental disorder.

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  14. I think that the people who are not getting treatment may be afraid of what people would think.

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  15. The 50% of kids with mental illness who drop out of high school, ma y suffer with major depression and drop out because they dont feel comfortable being around other kids.
    -Uvaldo

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