Depression is a common and highly treatable disorder affecting over 17-20 million Americans annually. Untreated and under-treated depression is the leading cause of suicide in the United States. Unfortunately, there is limited information available about the prevalence of mental illness among American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) women.
Prevalence among AIAN populations is problematic because they may be susceptible to unique factors that may affect their vulnerability to mental illness. (continue)
Support NAMI to help millions of Americans who face mental illness every day.Donate today
Inspire others with your message of hope. Show others they are not alone.Share your story
Become an advocate. Register on NAMI.org to keep up with NAMI news and events.Join NAMI Today