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24/7 Mental Health Support: Empowering Texts and Transforming Lives in Silicon Valley Video

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From 2019 to 2022, Silicon Valley experienced a 45% increase in mental health service demand and a 30% rise in suicide rates among adults 25-44, underscoring a deepening crisis. Additionally, over 50% cite cost as a major barrier to accessing care, reflecting significant economic disparities.

Mental Health Support Crisis Of Silicon Valley

  • Rising Demand for Services: From 2019 to 2022, Silicon Valley saw a 45% rise in demand for mental health support due to work-related stress, underscoring the urgent need for accessible mental health resources.
  • Suicide Rate: Silicon Valley's suicide rates among adults aged 25 to 44 have risen by 30% in the past five years, signaling a worsening mental health crisis in the workforce.
  • Financial Barriers to Access: Over 50% of Silicon Valley residents cite cost as a barrier to mental health treatment, highlighting economic disparities in healthcare access despite high incomes.

 

"We de-escalate somebody from self-harm or suicide every 30 minutes. So many individuals and families directly impact their lives, and we are honored to engage with them from a fundraising standpoint."

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