top five risk factors for people with mental illness dying prematurely are:The
2) Diabetes (Type 2)
3) High Blood Pressure
The good news is, according to NAMI Medical Advisor Dr. Ken Duckworth, these "risk factors are all modifiable, changeable and preventable." Look into NAMI's Hearts and Minds program today and register for the NAMI Walk on Saturday, Oct. 3.
For more information, visit the NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania website.