Thank you for looking to be a part of helping raise awareness about mental health as we work together to #breakthestigma around mental health conditions and their treatment.
This page contains information to help equip our supporters and members of the public with statistics and talking points on the topic of mental health. This will help individuals have informed discussions on the topic of mental health.
93% of the 15% of US adults with a substance abuse disorder got no treatment
12.1 million adults report having serious thoughts about suicide
11% of people reporting 2 or more races had serious thoughts of suicide
10% of youth suffer from depression that impairs school, work and or relationships
54.7% of adults with mental illness get no treatment
60% of youth with major depression receive no mental health treatment
The ratio of care providers to people in the US is 1:350
COVID-19 pandemic triggers 25% increase in prevalence of anxiety and depression worldwide
See below for more talking points, and for a closer look, check out our article about mental health statistics.