Mental Conditions in America
Who is impacted?
44.7 million people
adults aged 18 or older in the U.S. live with a mental, behavioral or emotional disorder. That represents 18.3% of all U.S. adults.
of U.S. women and men, respectively, live with a mental, behavioral or emotional condition.
of Americans have a chance of experiencing a mental health challenge during their lifetime.
How Effective Is Treatment?
of people who received psychotherapy for a mental health condition believed it to be very or somewhat helpful.
of those who received prescription medication believed it to be very or somewhat helpful.
of patients with borderline personality disorder have experienced positive results through cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
of panic disorder patients have been helped by CBT.
of patients with depression have been helped by CBT.