About Mental Illness
Explore further into mental disorders. This area examines the statistics related to mental well-being.
Adults experience mental illness in a given year.
1 in 5 adults in America experiences a mental illness.
Nearly 1 in 25 adults in America live with a serious mental illness.
1/2 of all chronic mental illnesses begin by the age of 14
3/4 by the age of 24.
Prevalence of Mental Illness by Diagnosis
American adults live with Schizophrenia.
American adults live with Bipolar Disorder.
American adults live with Major Depression.
American adults live with Anxiety Disorders.
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Mental Illness/ Addiction
Adults have co-occurring mental health and addiction disorders.
of homeless adults living in shelters have a serious mental illness.
Is the amount lost every year in America due to serious Mental Illness.
of state prisoners have a recent history of a mental health conditions.
Ninety percent of those who die by suicide have an underlying mental illness. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.A.
Treatment in America
Mental illness in America is typically treated through a combination of therapy and medication. The specific treatment approach varies depending on the type and severity of the mental illness, as well as the individual’s personal preferences and circumstances.