Mental Illness and Treatment

In 2010, among 45.9 million Americans aged 18 or older who experienced any mental illness, 17.9 million received mental health treatment.*

* Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Results from the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Mental Health Findings, NSDUH Series H-24, HHS Publication No. (SMA) 11-4667. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2012, p 1.