Destigmatizing Mental Illness Treatment

Mental illness affects millions of people in the United States. According to recent statistics, almost 45 million people, one in five American adults experience mental illness each year. Children are affected as well, with about 13 percent of those between ages 8 to 15 experiencing a severe mental disorder at some point during their lives.

Despite these sobering statistics, mental health disorders often go unmet. In 2016, only 43 percent of adults with any type of mental illness received treatment, and fewer than 11 percent of adults with substance abuse disorders received treatment.

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Can CBD Oil Improve My Immune System?

Cannabidiol (CBD) has made a big splash in the medical community in recent years. Though much remains to be discovered about how CBD oil interacts with various systems in the body, the results so far are promising. CBD oil works as an anti-inflammatory agent and sleep aid, and it can be helpful in managing stress and anxiety. These properties have prompted questions around whether pure CBD oil can help improve an individual’s immune system altogether. Read on to learn more about how the immune system works and how CBD oil can influence it.  

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