The Palm Beach County Action Alliance for Mental Health identifies, prioritizes, and takes action to promote and support education, early identification and access to mental health services in Palm Beach County.
Palm Beach County
Action Alliance for Mental Health
For information call 561-866-1850 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Boca Raton's Promise is a 501C3 non-profit agency and fiscal agent for the Palm Beach County Action Alliance for Mental Health.
(c) PBC Action Alliance for Mental Health - 2013
What Do We Know?
Mental illness is more common than you think
1 in 4 adults have a mental illness
21% of teens will have a mental illness during their lives
1/2 of all mental illnesses begin by age 14
22% of middle school students reported considering suicide in a 2011 survey
LGBT youth report high rates of bullying and thoughts of suicide
Mental health is not taught enough in Palm Beach County
It will be taught when communities break the silence and end the stigma
What's it all about?
Talking about community mental health
Understanding impact of mental illness
Educating families, schools, and workplaces
Listening to others supports understanding essential to creating safe homes and schools
Collaboration saves money, and fosters access to services
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Great Charity Challenge
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