Mirakles
Help Create Better Mental Health
$10,000 goal

Have you or someone you know experienced hurt, struggles or a sense of despair?

By joining Mirakles, (aka Miracles For Families) a 501(c)3 nonprofit community organization, on our mission to make people better by igniting their potential, you will help them transform their heartbreak and struggles into wiser thinking through mental health education, life skills & biblical principles.

Your support brings interactive coaching through mental health education and life skills to low income and homeless men, women and young adults. You’ll provide this life-changing service for free to people who are hurting and in need!

WHY DOES MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION MATTER?

We believe that every person has a right, and a need, to have healthy life skills and be resilient. We have a responsibility to prepare our community by helping our men, women and young adults who often don't get the help that they desperately need. We can do that by starting with a strong mindset to cope with life. Right now, the numbers show that we, as a society, are failing in that responsibility. According to ABC News, in their article http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2012/01/19/1-in-5-americans-suffer-from-mental-illness/,
1 in 5 Americans Suffers From Mental Illness such as depression, panic and anxiety attacks and other forms of life struggles that bring people down.

WHY GIVE TO MIRAKLES?

Through Mirakles, we've been working to solve these problems for the past 5 years. But, we need your help because, despite our progress, there are big challenges left to face.

Not all men, women and young adults know about or have access to Mirakles' services. Our goal is to cultivate a sense of wisdom for mental health education for within our society. To coach people everywhere, we need to be everywhere. We need to be able to do more community outreach.


OUR VISION

Empower low income and homeless men, women and young adults with the proper mental health education tools and skills through teaching, mentoring and education skills that are evidence and scientifically proven to work!

With YOUR help, we will be able to make the Mirakles' teaching and coaching skills available to more people in need.

Together, we can coach, teach, mentor and educate people on HOW to have a Healthy Mindset!

When people know HOW to have a strong mindset through coaching, teaching, mentoring and education, EVERYONE benefits because this results in more a THRIVING and STRONGER ECONOMY as wells as STRENGTHENED families and individuals. And overall, a more RESILIENT COMMUNITY!

We can make sure that 100’s of people learn to make wiser choices at home, at work, and in life in general. But, we can’t do it without you. That's why we hope you’ll join us in making a difference!

We believe that showing, educating, teaching and coaching people in how to become more resilient through a stronger mindset, will provide the greatest reward. This is because we are changing legacies for many generations with our mission to make people better. The benefits are wonderful, and these benefits go to YOU and the COMMUNITY YOU LIVE IN!

Your support brings interactive coaching through mental health education to low income and homeless men, women and young adults. You’ll provide this life-changing services for free to people in need!


FACTS & STATISTICS: DID YOU KNOW?

According to https://www.adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health).

This article further said that anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only about one-third of those suffering receive treatment. Mirakles offer scientifically and evidence based proven skills and tools to make people better through education and empowering tools.

Anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more than $42 billion a year, almost one-third of the country's $148 billion total mental health bill, according to "The Economic Burden of Anxiety Disorders," a study commissioned by ADAA (The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 60(7), July 1999). More than $22.84 billion of those costs are associated with the repeated use of health care services; people with anxiety disorders seek relief for symptoms that mimic physical illnesses.

Furthermore, the Huffington Post wrote in their article http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/20/depression-statistics_n_6480412.html the following: Depression has a way of tricking even the happiest of people into thinking that life isn’t worth experiencing. Their energy is evaporated, what once was pleasurable is now less-than appealing and the physical symptoms are completely taxing.

Sounds pretty terrible, right? While many people consider mental illness in the abstract — an affliction outside the realm of possibility in their own lives — the sad reality is that these disorders are distressingly common. The article provided the following statistics that show depression has a greater impact than you might think.

350,000,000
The number of people globally who are affected by some form of depression.

11%
The percentage of adolescents who have a depressive disorder by the age of 18.

16,000,000
The estimated number of U.S. adults who had at least one major depressive episode 2012. This made up approximately 6.9 percent of all adults in the country.

14%
The percentage of women from a 2013 postpartum depression study who had the disorder four to six weeks after giving birth.

30%
The number of college students who reported feeling depressed, which disrupted their ability to function in school.

$80,000,000,000
The estimated annual cost of depression in the U.S. due to lost productivity and health care.

50%
The percentage of Americans with major depression who don’t seek treatment for the mental illness.

10%
The estimated number of American adults age 65 and older who have a diagnosable depressive disorder.

Thank you,

Maria Lupita
Founder. Educator. Survivor.
949.813.3584
Maria@Mirakles.org
www.Mirakles.org




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