May is Mental Health Awareness Month!
Tens of millions of Americans are currently living with the burden of a mental illness and less than half of them will receive treatment. Though help is out there, a major barrier in receiving treatment is the stigma associated with mental illness. As a result, Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera has proclaimed May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. Openness on the issue of mental health can be a huge step in removing the stigma which can lead individuals on the road to recovery. Let’s start the conversation!