- One in four adults - approximately 57.7 million Americans - experience a mental health disorder in a given year. One in 17 lives with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder and about one in ten children live with a serious mental or emotional disorder.***
- An estimated 5.2 million adults have co-occurring mental health and addiction disorders. Of adults using homeless services, 31 percent reported having a combination of these conditions.***
- Fewer than one-third of adults and one-half of children with a diagnosable mental disorder receive mental health services in a given year.***
Do you want to know more about major mental illnesses?
Make Boley Centers, Inc. your one-stop source for up-to-date
information on mental illnesses. Members of our Speaker’s Bureau are
available to speak on a variety of topics concerning mental illness
including what it means to have a mental illness, treatment trends,
recovery services offered by Boley Centers and funding issues.
Boley Centers’ Speaker’s Bureau is comprised of family members, Board
Members, staff and consumers. The goal of the bureau is simple - to
educate and create greater awareness about what mental illness really
is and what Boley Centers does to help meet the needs of those affected.
Please give us a call today to schedule a speaker for your next meeting, conference, gathering or event. Inquiries may be directed to Miriam Williams, Chief Operating Officer, at (727) 821-4819, ext. 5777, or you can email her at