Mental health is an insanely hot topic in America, with more and more attention being given than ever before. Despite this, the issue still seems to be a non-factor for much of the population. Over 27 million adults are going untreated with mental illness in this country.

This lack of treatment however isn’t necessarily the fault of the sufferers. There are numerous societal factors and institutions that have failed the mental health community, such as outdated programs, a lack of available and affordable care, and negative social stigma.

AnswerSuite has provided a succinct infographic letting readers know about the many therapeutic barriers that sufferers are faced with every day, and how to overcome them and take their lives back. To learn how to beat the system, please see the accompanying guide.

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