MENTAL ILLNESS IS COMMON Lifetime risk of depression is about 1 in 3, meaning about 400,000 people in Western New York will experience it at some point. About 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. – 43.8 million people – experiences mental illness in a given year. Almost 1 in 25 adults in the.. read more →

Ask artist Gemma Correll, and she’ll tell you living with anxiety is like living in a real-life horror movie. Actually, don’t ask her — simply click on her recent comic book-style illustrations and you’ll see an anxiety attack can begin when someone decides to call you instead of text. The illustrations are based on Correll’s own “anxieties and neuroticisms,” she.. read more →

After studying nearly 50,000 women, researchers have found a link between rheumatoid arthritis and PTSD. It is widely known that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may lead to a number of physical, mental, and emotional difficulties. Now researchers are finding that PTSD may be linked to, or even cause, several chronic conditions. A study out of.. read more →