In 2020, there was a 31% increase in mental health-related emergency department visits among U.S. adolescents.
50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24.
Gender nonconforming is a facet of a person’s expression rather than an insight into their gender identity or sexuality.
A joint OIG audit found that the DoD, VA did not have a clear plan on a new electronic health record system.
More than half (51%) of clinical staff at the VHA did not feel emotionally supported during the COVID-19 pandemic, while only 40% were aware of the support services available, according to a staff survey.
May is known as Mental Health Month or Mental Health Awareness Month; read more about mental health in the LGBTQ+ and Veteran communities.
For Week 3 of #MHM/#MHAM, find out more about #depression and how it affects #Veterans and members of the #LGBTQ+ community.
Three quarters of Americans (75%) say they are not content with the state of mental health treatment in this country. That is particularly true if they are diagnosed with a mental health condition (84%).
Today is National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day! Read more on the day & how you can take part as well as get some information on LGBTQ+ Veterans.
1 in 6 U.S. youth experience a mental health condition each year, and only half of them receive treatment.