Frequently Asked Questions
How common is mental illness?
1 in 5 adults in the United States experience mental illness each year
1 in 25 adults in the United States experience serious mental illness each year
1 in 6 youth in the United States experiences a mental health disorder each year
Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-34 years
For more information including the numbers referred above, reach out to organizations such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).