Your brain is a garden.
Your thoughts are the seeds.
Nourish the flowers and
pluck out the weeds.
1 in 4 people
will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives.
Over 450 million
people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide.
More than 2/3
of those experiencing such issues do not have access to mental health care; many providers are often out-of-network and result in higher out-of-pocket costs.
of the 60 million adults and children living with mental health conditions in the United States go without any treatment.
is a risk factor for nearly all behavioral health and substance use disorders as well as many physical conditions and chronic illnesses.
of adults in the U.S. have as children experienced at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE), and almost a quarter of adults have experienced 3 or more ACEs, likely an underestimate according to CDC research.
There is Hope
the ability of the brain to form and reorganize synaptic connections, especially in response to learning or experience or following injury.