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Raising awareness about mental health

Fight the mental health stigma
Posted at 6:53 AM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 19:07:02-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The loss of his sister is motivating Nicholas Blevins to raise a awareness around mental health.

His sister died by suicide after suffering from severe depression and battling mental illness for years.

Despite the ever-growing conversation surrounding mental illness, Nevada ranks as the lowest in the country for mental health access and services.

Research says 1 in 5 adults will experience mental illness.

Through social media, Blevins is hoping to share his sister's story and raise awareness.

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