Citations

“Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year.” https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-By-the-Numbers

“According to the National Institute of Mental Health, research on mental health indicates that 1 in every 5 adults in the U.S. will face behavioral and/or mental health issues at some point in their lives.”https://www.namiwalks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=20718

“Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide.”
https://www.namiwalks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=20718

“Males, ages 18-24 and 35-44, have a higher chance of being diagnosed with Adult ADHD.”
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd.shtml

“The leading case of disability in the U.S. is Major Depressive Disorder? More than 16.1 million American adults suffer from Major Depressive Disorder annually.”
https://adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics

“A CDC study shows that about one 1 out of 10 women in the United States experience symptoms of depression.”
https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/depression/index.htm

“PTSD affects 7.7 million adults. Women are more likely to be affected than men.”
https://adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics

“Approximately 7.9 million adults in the United States had co-occurring disorders. Adults with an anxiety disorder are 2 or 3 times more likely to have an alcohol or other substance abuse disorder at some point in their lives.”
https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/related-illnesses/substance-abuse

”20% of Americans with anxiety or a mood disorder also have a substance abuse disorder.”
https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/related-illnesses/substance-abuse

”20% of you ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition.”
https://www.nami.org/getattachment/Learn-More/Mental-Health-by-the-Numbers/childrenmhfacts.pdf

”90% of youth suicides (ages 10-24) had an underlying mental illness.”
https://www.nami.org/getattachment/Learn-More/Mental-Health-by-the-Numbers/childrenmhfacts.pdf