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One in five adults in the U.S. experience mental illness in a given year, but mental health conditions can affect anybody at any time in their life. The resources below are from trusted sites that provide information on mental health and illness, mental health stigma, and how to get connected with mental health resources.

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Understanding Mental Illness
MYTHS & FAQS

Explore the basics of mental health along with myths & facts.

MENTAL ILLNESS & RECOVERY

Take a look at what mental illness is and what it is not, causes of mental illness, and read people’s stories of recovery.

RECOGNIZE
THE SYMPTOMS

Read about early recognition & prevention of mental illness, common conditions, how mental health affects physical health, recovery, and more.

KNOW THE NUMBERS

Learn about the warning signs of mental illness, specific conditions, statistics, treatment, research, and get mental illness fact sheets and infographics.

Reducing the Stigma
WHAT IS STIGMA?

See if you can recognize mental illness stigma.

STIGMA QUIZ

Take the quiz and find out what you can do to “spread the cure!”

WHAT TO SAY 

Talking with someone about their mental illness can be hard. Review these tips on what to say and what not to say.

TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

Learn how to start the conversation on mental health in this handy guide.

Finding Resources
LIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS

You are not alone. Connect with others experiencing mental illness, take a mental health screening, and learn more about  support available in Minnesota.

CARING FOR OTHERS

The national alliance on mental illness (NAMI) provides a number of resources for family members and caregivers of individuals with mental health conditions.

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Use this tool to find mental health services available in your area.

MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH

Learn about the latest in mental health research from the National Institute of Mental Health.