There Is Hope

Tami Green 2008 testimony before Members of Congress on what it feels like to live with a mental illness. Her speech helped establish May as National Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness month.

Her diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and subsequent treatment changed her life.

She went on to inspire others that there is hope and treatment and has devoted her life to helping others.


We wish to destigmAtize mental illness. Please join us.

  • Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year. 
  • Approximately 1 in 5 youth aged 13–18 (21.4%) experiences a severe mental disorder at some point during their life. For children aged 8–15, the estimate is 13%.
  • 18.1% of adults in the U.S. experienced an anxiety disorder such as posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and specific phobias.
  • Among the 20.2 million adults in the U.S. who experienced a substance use disorder, 50.5%—10.2 million adults—had a co-occurring mental illness.

*According to NIMH research.

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