May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to intentionally address mental health concerns.

Approximately 1 in 5 people will experience a mental health issue and 50% of Americans will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health condition during their lifetime and half of them will develop their condition by 14 years old. Over the past year, the McNabb Center has seen an increase in the number of individuals seeking services related to anxiety and depression.

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