Mental Health Disorders by State

31 Aug 2020 12:30 PM | Jim Macedone (Administrator)

AMHCA released a major report today on the number of Americans reporting mental health distress over the last few months.  Please see our new study – Beyond A Perfect Storm – How Racism, Covid-19, and Economic Meltdown Imperil Our Mental Healthand our press release on the study.

Based on the AMHCA report, nearly 41 percent of adults nationally are reporting that they are suffering from a mental health disorder -- or about 103 million adults in the U.S.

The AMHCA study is based on surveys developed by the U.S. Census Bureau, Centers for Disease and Prevention, and the National Center for Health Statistics. For more information, please see the link below to a key table through the Census Bureau Pulse Survey.

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/covid19/pulse/mental-health.htm

Please scroll through the chart and you will find specific information by your state as well. For your convenience, we also have listed the percentage of adults reporting mental health disorders by AMHCA State Chapter below.

For more information about the study, please contact me at 703-548-4474

State                   % Reporting Mental Health Disorders

AL                        33.9

AR                       43.5

CT                        35.1

DC                       36.1

FL                        40.5

GA                       40.0

IA                         37.8

ID                         45.5

IL                          43.2

IN                         42.0

KY                        26.6

LA                        43.1

MA                       35.2

MD                       39.3

ME                       37.8

MI                         40.7

MO                       37.9

MS                       48.0

MT                       36.0

NC                       39.5

ND                       33.8

NH                       40.7

NJ                        37.6

NM                       47.5

NY                       41.1

OH                       37.1

OK                       44.1

PA                        31.8

RI                         44.5

SC                       42.3

SD                       35.4

TN                        43.6

TX                        35.5

UT                        37.8

VA                        38.3

VT                        33.2

WA                       43.8

WV                       37.0

Joel E. Miller
Executive Director and CEO
American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)


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