USA.gov: 20 Percent of Americans Suffer…

The survey also found:

  • Five percent of adults suffered from a serious mental illness
  • Mental illness is more common in women than in men
  • 8.7 million American adults had serious thoughts of suicide in the past year
  • 1.9 million youth ages 12 to 17 experienced a major depressive episode in the past year
  • Four in 10 people experiencing mental illness received treatment of some sort.

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http://blog.usa.gov/post/17160110626/survey-finds-20-percent-of-americans-suffer-from-mental

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