What does the latest data say about mental health in America?
“The data shed on bright light on what we have been reporting throughout the past year,” said Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America. “The mental health needs in the United States are reaching new highs – and public officials need to make the restoration of the mental health of our nation a top priority in 2021.”
How can we advance mental health care in 2020 and beyond?
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Is your mental health worse now than it was last year?
Nearly 1 in 5 adults (19%) say their mental health is worse than it was at this time last year. By generation, 34% of Gen Z adults report worse mental health, followed by Gen X (21%), millennials (19%), boomers (12%) and older adults (8%).
How many people completed an online mental health screening in 2020?
Nearly 2.5 million people took an online mental health screening in 2020, comprising the largest real-time database ever compiled from a mental health help-seeking population. This compares to the 1 million people who completed a screening in 2019.