Mental Health in the U.S.
was spent on Health Care
Services to Treat
Mental Health Disorders. 1
Or 18.3% of US Adults 18 or Older Reported
Any Mental Illness IN 2016. 2
8.8% of Adults
Aged 18-64 Reported Visiting a Mental
Health Provider in the Past 12 Months. 3
- 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.
- National Institute of Mental Health. Mental illness website. https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/mental-illness.shtmlexternal icon. Accessed July 13, 2018.
- 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. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/2016/fig16.pdf pdf icon[PDF – 178 KB]. Accessed July 13, 2018.