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The State of Mental Health in the U.S.

What’s it like to wait for lifesaving care, despite signs that clearly show you’re in need of help-because you’re suffering silently with mental illness? It’s like telling somebody with diabetes that they’ll have to wait until he’s in a coma. That’s the current nature of our nation’s mental health care system. It’s a system that provides little or no incentive for early identification and intervention, and many opportunities for cost shifting and cost avoidance.

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Grace's Story
When Grace’s anxiety became too big to wrap her arms around, she turned to Amberwing – Center for Youth & Family Well-Being. There, she learned the skills to breathe through difficult moments while feeling validated and supported along the way.
Eliot's Story
A travel and outdoors enthusiast in his 70s, Eliot had no plans to slow down or cut back on his daily three-mile hikes. Then, a Parkinsonism diagnosis changed everything.
Wayne's Story
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Chelsea's Story
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Shari's Story
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Esther's Story
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Kale's Story
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Jack & Nova's Story
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Abby's Story
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Alina's Story
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