1 in 4 people will suffer from some form of mental illness in any given year.
1 in 5 people will suffer from some form of mental illness in their lifetime.
42.8 million adults experience mental health symptoms in a given year.
1 in 25 Americans live with a serious mental health condition.
The average delay between symptom of onset, diagnosis and treatment is 11 years.
At least 8.4 million Americans provide care to an adult with an emotional or mental illness.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death in ages 10-34.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.
46% who die by suicide have an underlying diagnosed mental health condition and 90% have experienced symptoms
The suicide rate has increased by 31% since 2001.
50% of all chronic mental illnesses begin by age 14 and 75% begin by age 24.
Nearly 60% of adults with a mental illness did not receive services in the previous year.
50% of youth aged 8-15 did not receive mental health services in the previous year.
Millions are affected each year with mental health disorders and 17% of youth (age 6-17).
70% of youth in the juvenile justice system have at least one mental health condition.
Many homeless and incarcerated adults are living with a serious mental health disorder.
1 in 8 of all U.S. emergency department visits are related to mental health and substance abuse disorders.
10.2 million people have a co-occurring mental health condition and addiction disorder.
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide and a major contributor to global burden of diseases.
12 month prevalence of diagnosed conditions:
4% dual diagnosis
1% borderline personality disorder
3% bipolar disorder
19% anxiety disorder
*all info taken from websites under resources tab
*to find more fact sheets on each disorder and more statistics visit nami.org