Mental illness affects more people than you might think. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), about one in five American adults experience the effects of mental illness each year. The movement to elevate the national conversation on mental illness has gained momentum in recent years, and one of its leaders, Glenn Close, recently had a conversation with CBS Sunday Morning about how to end the stigma.
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