In 2021, mental illness touched the lives of millions of people across the United States. Among them were individuals just like you, us, and others every single day.

  • 22.8% of U.S. adults, totaling 57.8 million people, grappled with mental illness in 2021.
  • Severe mental illness affected 5.5% of U.S. adults, comprising 14.1 million individuals.
  • 16.5% of U.S. youth aged 6-17, experienced a mental health disorder.
  • 19.4 million U.S.people, dealt with the simultaneous presence of a substance use disorder and mental illness in 2021.
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