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1 in 4 People

posted Apr 21, 2015, 7:32 PM by NAMI Fort Wayne Web Director   [ updated May 5, 2015, 6:27 AM ]

One in four adults-approximately 61.5 million Americans-experiences mental illness in a given year. One in 17-about 13.6 million-live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, Major depression or bipolar disorder.

Approximately 20 percent of youth ages 13 to 18 experience severe mental disorders in a given year. For ages 8 to 15, the estimate is 13 percent.  ...want more statistics?

Here are just a few of the major Mental Health Conditions in alphabetical order:

 •Anxiety Disorders
 •Bipolar Disorder
 •Borderline Personality Disorder
 •Dissociative Disorders
 •Eating Disorders
 •Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 •Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
 •Schizoaffective Disorder
 •Dual Diagnosis

 •Risk of Suicide
 •Sleep Disorders