The following is part of a post written for our blog at Creative Solutions Counseling.

Who are we and why do we care?


“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in every 4 people, or 25% per cent of individuals, develops one or more mental disorders at some stage in life.  Today, 450 million people globally suffer from mental disorders in both developed and developing countries.   Of these, 154 million suffer from depression, 25 million from schizophrenia, 91 million from alcohol use disorder and 15 million-drug use disorders.

·  Mental illnesses are more common than cancer, diabetes, or heart disease.”


How many people do you know each year that is diagnosed with cancer, diabetes or heart disease that let it go untreated or refuse to take medication?

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