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One of the most significant facts about mental illness is that two-thirds of people living with a condition do not receive treatment. During Mental Illness Awareness Week, the association is emphasizing the theme, "Building Community. Taking Action."

Mental illness can affect anyone at any time, and the benefit for individuals and their families comes from realizing that mental health is a part of everyone's well-being and healthcare. [Allsup __title__ mental illness resources] is observing Mental Illness Awareness Week with free posters available to hospitals, clinics and other community groups by calling Karen Hercules-Doerr at (800) 854-1418, ext. 5770.

Media contact:
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Christine Armstrong
(703) 524-7600

Free posters:
Karen Hercules-Doerr
(800) 854-1418, ext. 5770


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