Mental Health Issues
Top 10 Facts to Know
9. People with panic disorder may also have depression and substance abuse. About 30 percent of people with panic disorder abuse alcohol and 17 percent abuse drugs such as cocaine and marijuana (Mental Health America, 2000).
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1. One in four adults−approximately 61.5 million Americans−experiences mental illness in a given year. One in 17−about 13.6 million−live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder.
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