It is Mental Health Awareness Month, and according to the CDC: 3.4% of American adults have suffered serious psychological distress within the last month.
Mental Health Statistics:
– According to medical practitioners, they log an estimated 60 million visits a year from patients with mental disorders.
– These mental disorders are more common in women than men.
– About one person out of 10 Americans age 12 and older take anti-depressants.
– More than one out of 20 Americans age 12 or older suffers from depression.
Dr. Eileen Comia is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician and an Integrative Medicine specialist. She is the founder of Advance Biomedical Treatment Center and joins the Morning Extra to talk about alternative medicine to treat mental illness. It’s important to note, however, you should not make changes to your medication before having a discussion with your doctor.
To find out more about the Advance Biomedical Treatment Center, visit the website: www.AdvBiomedTx.com.