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Mental Health Overview

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Welcome to the CDC Mental Health Web site, which includes basic public health information on mental health.

The site aims to foster collaboration and advancement in the field of mental health in support of CDC's public health mission.

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SAMHSA logoDid you know that more than 43 million adults in our country struggled with mental illness in the past year? Half of us will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health condition at some point in our lives; one quarter by the age of 14. And more than 20 million adults have an alcohol...