Make better mental health your resolution in 2023

Aaron Matthew Laxton, LCSW
6 min readDec 31, 2022
Photo by Marcel Strauß on Unsplash

The incidents of mental health crises and destabilized mental health throughout the United States is at all-time highs. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):

  • 21% of U.S. adults experienced mental illness in 2020 (52.9 million people). This represents 1 in 5 adults.
  • 5.6% of U.S. adults experienced serious mental illness in 2020…
Aaron Matthew Laxton, LCSW

I am a psychotherapist who writes about mental health, addiction, recovery and the impact of substance use from personal experience. Views are my own.