Serious Mental Illness
What portion of non-institutionalized, non-homeless U.S. adults have a serious mental illness that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities?
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that 14.2 million or 5.6% of non-institutionalized, non-homeless U.S. adults had a "serious mental illness" in 2020 that "substantially interfered with or limited one or more major life activities." This data is based on a nationally representative survey of about 50,625 adults. To obtain free or affordable mental health care for you or someone you are concerned about, visit the second link below for advice and resources.