Mental Health

Mental Health by the Numbers

– 1 in 5 adults in the US experience mental illness in a given year.

– In Pierce & St. Croix counties, 1 out of 4 high school students reported feeling so sad/hopeless almost every day for 2 weeks or more that they stopped doing some usual activities.

– In Pierce & St. Croix counties, 12.6% of high school students seriously considered attempting suicide in the last 12 months.

See the full Mental Health by the Numbers Report

GOAL: Improve mental health status of residents of Pierce and St. Croix Counties.

STRATEGY #1:  Increase awareness about mental health issues and reduce the stigma of mental illness.

STRATEGY #2:  Increase access to mental health services.

See how we’re taking action!