(WJHL)- An estimated 47.6 million adults in the U.S. experienced mental illness last year.
That is one in five adults in this country.
October 10th marked World Mental Health Day, which is a reminder that there is no need to suffer in silence.
If you or anyone you know needs help, you are not alone.
The National Suicide Prevention Hotline is 1-800-273-8255.
Health experts also recommend in the event of an emergency you should call 911.