In memory of Davey. A military veteran, brother, father and friend who battled mental illness for years and was misunderstood by many, including his doctors. Please support this worthy cause to help support research and find cures for mental illness. God bless!
Brain and behavior disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2% of Americans ages 18 and older-about -1 in 4 adults-suffer from one or more of these disorders in a given year. Brain and behavior disorders are common among children in the United States and are increasingly being recognized and diagnosed at an early age. Just over 20% (or, 1 in 5) children live with a debilitating mental illness.
Out of the 10 leading causes of disabilties indentified and tracked in the United States and other developed countries; four are brain and behavior disorders: major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and obesessive-compulsive disorder.