NAMI Utah Holds Breakfast to Discuss Mental Illness

NAMI Utah Holds Breakfast to Discuss Mental Illness

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(KSL News) -- The Utah chapter of the National Association of the mentally ill put on a special event this morning. The breakfast featured speakers talking about the causes of mental illness and the impact on the family.

Among the speakers was Alexander Morrison, an Emeritus General Authority in the LDS church. He says mental illness can impact families just has much as physical illness.

NAMI Utah Holds Breakfast to Discuss Mental Illness

Elder Alexander Morrison Emeritus General Authority, LDS Church: "Its intensity scarcely can even be described. It may transcend the pain associated with the most horrific physical disorders."

Morrison says about one in seven people with severe depression commit suicide.

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