Birmingham Maple Clinic Announces New Report Shows Mental Illness on the Rise in the US

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Birmingham Maple Clinic recently reported on the the rise of mental illness in the US, based on the results of last year's SAMHSA study which found that 1 in 5 Americans reported some form of mental illness in the last year.

As evidenced by the recent SAMHSA report, mental illness continues to be an important issue in the US.

The Birmingham Maple Clinic, the premier mental health treatment center in Michigan, recently reported on the results of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health (SAMHSA), which found that mental illness continues to be a continuing health concern for the country. The Clinic recently commented on the results of the SAMHSA study, which found that 1 in 5 Americans in the US experienced some form of mental illness in the past year. At the treatment center in Michigan, the Birmingham Maple Clinic provides professional treatment for the most prevalent mental health conditions found in the US today, including anxiety and depression, sleep and eating disorders and substance abuse. As reported by the clinic’s spokesperson, Lori Edelson, “As evidenced by the recent SAMHSA report, mental illness continues to be an important issue in the US. At our Michigan treatment center, we are working on bringing those numbers down and educating more Americans on the dangers of leaving mental health conditions untreated. ”

Arias noted that the although the SAMHSA report found that mental illness is an important issue by itself, it is also associated with some of the biggest health problems that many American’s face today. “Mental health is a significant public health problem in itself, but also because it is associated with chronic medical diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and cancer, as well as several physical behaviors including physical inactivity, smoking, excessive drinking, and insufficient sleep.” She said.

Birmingham Maple Clinic has been specializing in mental health services in Michigan for over 30 years, providing services for individuals, couples, families, groups and the community. The clinic provides treatment for a variety of psychological conditions, including child and adult ADHD, anxiety and panic disorders, chronic illness, depression, grief and loss, eating disorders, substance abuse, sexual addiction, post traumatic stress disorder and marriage, family and relationship counseling. For more information, please visit http://www.birminghammaple.com.

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