Feeling Blue? That Can Hurt Your Financial Health

Learn about the connection between mental health and your money.

For much of the North American public, mental health and its extremely negative effects on people’s lives remains an uncomfortable topic of discussion. But the numbers can’t be ignored: according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, about 1 in 5 American adults experience mental illness in any given year; 1 in 25 adults experience a serious mental illness that limits one or more major life activities, and over half of the 20 million substance abusers in the U.S. suffered from a co-occurring mental illness.

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