Mental Health in the U.S.

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In 2014,


was spent on Health Care
Services to Treat
Mental Health Disorders. 1

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Or 18.3% of US Adults 18 or Older Reported
Any Mental Illness IN 2016. 2

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In 2015,

8.8% of Adults

Aged 18-64 Reported Visiting a Mental
Health Provider in the Past 12 Months. 3

  1. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Behavioral Health Spending & Use Accounts, 1986-2014. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; 2016. HHS publication SMA-16-4975.
  2. National Institute of Mental Health. Mental illness website. icon. Accessed July 13, 2018.
  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Data table for Figure 16. Health care visits in the past 12 months among children aged 2-17 and adults aged 18 and over, by age and provider type: United States, 1997, 2006, and 2015. pdf icon[PDF – 178 KB]. Accessed July 13, 2018.