In addition to breast cancer awareness, October also recognizes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month, National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Recovery & Understanding on 10/7; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Awareness Week 10/9-15; Worldwide Mental Health Day, National Depression Screening Day & National Bipolar Awareness Day all on 10/10.
That’s a lot of people. But it’s ok. While the exact cause of most mental illnesses is not known, research shows that many are caused by a combination of genetic, biological, psychological and environmental factors, not personal weakness or a character defect. Recovery from a mental illness is not simply a matter of will and self-discipline.
Outpatient therapy is available, accessible & affordable. If hospitalization is needed, West Springs Hospital offers the only psychiatric hospital between Denver & Salt Lake City.
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