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An estimated 20 percent of the population is estimated to be going through some sort of mental illness. In McHenry County, that would mean more than 60,000 people could have a mental illness.

The Northwest Herald's three-day series looks at the support offered, stigma associated, and solutions being pursued to help those with a mental illness.

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