Mental Health Awareness MONTH (MAY)

Myths & Facts About Mental Health

Myth: Children misbehave or fail in school just to get attention.
Fact: Behavior problems can be symptoms of emotional, behavioral, or mental   disorders, rather than merely attention-seeking devices. These children can   succeed in school with appropriate understanding, attention, and mental health   services.

Myth: Mental illnesses cannot affect me.
Fact: Mental illnesses are surprisingly common; they affect almost every family in America. Mental illnesses do not discriminate-they     can affect anyone

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