There are plenty of myths and mistruths that you will hear about mental health, but do you know the biggest myth of them all? ”I’m strong, mental health problems won’t affect me.” Because global mental health statistics speak a very different truth, for example: one in every 25 Americans have lived with a serious mental illness like bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia; one in every 5 Americans experience some form of mental health issues.
What’s more, mental health problems are closely linked to the overall burden of disease globally! This infographic presents some thought-provoking statistics on mental illness.
Mental Illness Statistics:
Infographic by – Crestview Recovery