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  Facts About Mental Illness

There are more than 91,000 people with serious mental problems in Nebraska.
23,000 of those are children under the age of 17 – 5% of our youth.
One out of five children in Nebraska are affected by mental health problems –
  their own or their parents’.
Two-thirds are not getting the help they need.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death in Nebraska for young people
  between ages 8 and 24.
  Links to more information about mental illness.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America   Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
Mental Health America
  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Mental Health Institute (NIH)
  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services