One in four adults, approximately 61.5 million Americans, experiences mental illness in a given year. One in seventeen, approximately 13.6 million, live with a serious mental illness like schizophernia, major depression or bipolar disorder. (Mental Illness Facts and Numbers)
Author and Mental Health advocate, Linda Baron-Katz,joins Linda (@Coach_NaniB) in discussing her life, her books Surviving Mental Illness and Peter & Lisa: A Mental Illness Children's Story and her recovery. She shares her story of overcoming the scrutiny, rejection, and stigma of living with mental illness.