Americans will experience a mental illness in a given year. In 2017 that number reached 46.6 million. Of that number, 10.2 million adults have co-occuring mental health and addiction disorders.
It's not uncommon for someone with an anxiety disorder to also suffer from depression or vice versa. Nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.
of adults struggling with Mental Illness will receive some form of treatment for their condition. This means 60% of those struggling will not seek or receive help.
MENTAL HEALTH PREVALENCE
Below is a map of the states with the best mental health including: South Dakota, North Dakota, Hawaii, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland and Alaska.
The number of people worldwide that struggle with a mental health condition.
SUICIDE IS A LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE U.S.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) WISQARS Leading Causes of Death Reports, in 2016: Suicide was the tenth leading cause of death overall in the United States, claiming the lives of nearly 45,000 people.
Suicide was the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34, and the fourth leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 35 and 54.
There were more than twice as many suicides (44,965) in the United States as there were homicides (19,362).
If you are in crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is available to anyone. All calls are confidential. http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org