Mental health Facts and statistics

  • 18% if adults cite having a mental health condition

  • 9.6 millions adults experience some form of suicidal ideations (thoughts)

  • 56% of Americans with a mental illness did not receive treatment

  • Youth with severe depression has increased from 8.6% to 12.63%

  • access to care for youth in crisis still is a barrier with 62% not receiving treatment

  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for youth and teenagers

  • 1 in 5 or 9 million americans report an umet need in regards to treatment

  • Major Depressive Disorder affects about 26% of the population, with 50% linked to suicide

  • 40 million are assumed to be impacted by anxiety, with women being 60% more likely

  • Some african-americans see depression as a sign of weakness

  • african-americans are less likely to seek mental health treatment due to stigma, cultural compentency and access to care

  • suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for african-american teenagers

  • trauma has greatly impacted african-americans mental well-being, (finance, racism, poverty, mass incarceration)

 
 

Resources

National Suicide Hotline

1-800-273-8255


National Crisis TextLine

Text 741741


NAMI

namirapp.com

FREDERICKSBURG, VA

a non-profit mental health organization dedicated to helping those with mental illness


URMD

urmnd.us

A website dedicated to urban mental health for POC


Eustress, Inc

eustressinc.org

a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and reducing stigma around Mental Health


UnMasked, Inc.

xclusiverefLEctions.com

a non-profit dedicated to reducing domestic violence


Mental Health America

mhafred.org

Fredericksburg, VA

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES AND SUPPORT GROUPS


RECOVERY IN MOTION

www.recovery-in-motion.org/support_groups.aspx

Fredericksburg, VA

FREE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUPS


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

afsp.org

Data and statistics on suicide prevention and awareness


You Good Fam University

yougoodfam.teachable.com

An online space that teaches you about mental health, mental illness and more