HOW WE CAN HELP
Sydney was told that she would be an alcoholic before she ever had a drink. The child of an angry, violent alcoholic, she was the youngest of 7 children, most of whom are alcoholics. Depression, anorexia, suicidal tendencies…all of these were the by-product of her unfortunate upbringing, and what brought her eventually to CoveCare Center for assistance. Read More
According to the Center of Disease Control, it is estimated that only about 17% of adults in the U.S. are “considered to be in a state of optimal mental health” in that they can “realize their own abilities, can cope with normal stressors of life, can work productively, and can make contributions to their community”. This means that the rest of the adult population has a diagnosable mental disorder or health condition that impacts their ability to function in some way. The CDC goes on to say that depression is the most common diagnosis, affecting more than 26% of the U.S. adult population.