Creating One United Voices To Help Families Improve Services For the Serious Mentally Ill (SMI)
Brain Disorders and Research
Researchshows that mental illnesses are common in the United States, affecting tens of millions of people each year.
Estimates suggest that only half of the people with mental illnesses receive treatment. The information on these pages includes currently available statistics on the prevalence and treatment of mental illnesses among the U.S. population.
In addition, information is provided about possible consequences of mental illnesses, such as suicide and disability.