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Oct. 7, 2013Maryville, MO |  By: Thomack

Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. One in four adults experience a mental health problem in any given year.

Social worker and counselor for Saint Francis Family Life Services Vicki Thompson says mental illness does not discriminate.

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Thompson says there is a stigma surrounding mental illness.

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For more information about specific illnesses, diagnosis and treatment options, you can visit nami.org or contact Saint Francis Family Life Services at 660-562-4305.