Statistics

300 
million

As of 2017, 300 million people around the world have depression, according to the World Health Organization

$210.5 billion

The total economic burden of depression is estimated to be $210.5 billion per year

66%

Two thirds of people with
depression do not actively
seek nor receIve treatment

From the National Network of Depression Centers

#1

Depression is the leading cause of disability in the US for ages 15-44

80%

Nearly 50% of all people diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.

1 in 5

1 in 5 Americans will be impacted by mental illness during lifetime

#2

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in ages 15-44

* Facts above from National Network of Depression Centers (https://nndc.org/facts/)

From the Anxiety and Depression Association of America 

  • Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year.
  • Anxiety disorders develop from a complex set of risk factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events.
  • It’s not uncommon for someone with an anxiety disorder to also suffer from depression or vice versa. Nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.
  • Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Almost 75% of people with mental disorders remain untreated in developing countries with almost 1 million people taking their lives each year

Facts above from Anxiety and Depression Association of America  (https://adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics)

From the Very Well Mind

18-25

The prevalence of adults with a major depressive episode is highest among individuals between 18 and 25

50%

Nearly 50% of all people diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.

47,000+

Over 47,000 Americans die by suicide each year.

2x

Women attempt suicide more than twice as often as men.

4x

Men are four times as likely to die by suicide.

47,000+

Over 47,000 Americans die by suicide each year.