One in five people in our day to day lives battle a mental illness. This statistic is enough to motivate us to shed light on the situation. Padre and Alyssa present statistics regarding mental illnesses, remedies and assistance that can be given, encouragement, and ways that one can relate it to the faith. A great deal of people within society write off mental illness as a drama, laziness, and invalid. We recognize that mental illnesses are real and can be crippling, which leads Fr. Ryan and Alyssa to offer perspective and empathy. Do you struggle with mental illness, know somebody who might, or want to become more educated on the topic? If so, you do not want to miss the podcast!