One in four people in the world will be affected by a neurological disorder at some point in their life. One in five adults in the United States experience a serious mental illness. One in 100 adults in America are living with schizophrenia. Bipolar Depression is one of the most common types of mental illness diagnoses. Mental illness is extremely debilitating and there is no cure; only a lifetime of treatment.
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is caused by repetitive head trauma and is commonly found among athletes and military veterans. This degenerative disease kills brain cells.
Fentanyl, an opioid painkiller, is about 35 times stronger than heroin!
Depression is all around us and among us, whether we realize it or choose to ignore it. It doesn’t matter what era, people have been impacted or affected in some way by some form of depression.
Mental illness has many faces; recognize it through performance art.