Facts

One in five adults experience a mental health disorder in a given year. 

  • Among the 20.2 million adults in the U.S. who experienced a substance use disorder, 50.5%–10.2 million adults — had a co-occurring mental illness. 
  • 18.1% of adults in the U.S. experienced an anxiety disorder such as post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and specific phobias. 
  • 6.9% of adults in the U.S. — 16 million — had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. 
  • 2.6% of adults in the U.S. live with bipolar disorder.
  • 1.1% of adults in the U.S. live with schizophrenia
  • Approximately 1 in 5 youth aged 13-18 (21.4%) experiences a severe mental disorder at some point during their life. For children aged 8-15, the estimate is 13%.
  • Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S. — 10 million or 4.2% — experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities.
  • Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. — 43.8 million, or 18.5% — experiences mental illness in a given year. 

Reference:

Mental Health By The Numbers. NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness – www.nami.org

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