May is Mental Health Awareness Month

As committed mental health providers at Humanim, we hope this month brings awareness to a health issue that affects millions of Americans and their families each year. Help us advocate for mental health awareness, by learning some facts about the prevalence and impact of mental illness!



  • 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 25 adults in the U.S.—10 million, or 4.2%—experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities.
  • Half of all chronic mental illness begins by age 14; three-quarters by age 24. Despite effective treatment, there are long delays—sometimes decades—between the first appearance of symptoms and when people get help.
  • Serious mental illness costs America $193.2 billion in lost earnings per year.
  • Mood disorders, including major depression, dysthymic disorder and bipolar disorder, are the third most common cause of hospitalization in the U.S. for both youth and adults aged 18–44

Ours to Own Small Business Capital Survey

Humanim is partnering with the Calvert Foundation and Invested Impact to help implement an amazing new initiative called Ours To Own, which will allow people to invest in their own communities

Ours to Own Baltimore is currently conducting a survey to better understand the needs of small businesses in Baltimore. Please tell us your small business needs by participating in the survey below - it should take no more than 5 minutes. We thank you in advance for your time!

Phone: (410) 381-7171 • Toll Free: (888) 374-8342 •
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