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Help and Hope for Mental Illness

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Cindy Vickers is very interested and passionate about assisting those who are suffering from a variety of conditions which are consolidated under the heading of mental illness. Cindy is involved with a North Carolina chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. See http://www.nami.org and Cindy’s local branch at http://www.nami.org/sites/NAMIrutherford-cleveland

Mental illness affects everyone. Nearly 60 million Americans experience a mental health condition every year. Regardless of race, age, religion or economic status, mental illness impacts the lives of at least one in four adults and one in 10 children across the United States.

People living with mental illness need help and hope: they need a community that supports them, their families and their recovery.

Because mental illness devastates the lives of so many Americans, NAMI works every day to save every life.

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.