The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has launched a redesigned Statistics section on its website that features interactive data visualization tools and sharing capabilities. Frequency adults worldwide visited a mental health professional 2018. Mental Health Act Statistics, Annual Figures 2018-19 This publication is the official source of statistics on uses of the Mental Health Act in England. NIMH statistics pages include statistics on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of mental illness for the population of the United States, in addition to information about possible consequences of mental illnesses, such as suicide and disability. Redesigned web section adds interactive tools, sharing features. January 29, 2018 • Science Update. Global mental health workforce rate per 100,000 population by type 2017. You Are Not Alone. Diagnosis statistics alone would not bring us close to the true figure — mental health is typically underreported, and under-diagnosed. – Adolescence. 11 This effect between generations can occur as a result of genetic, biological, psychological and social risk factors. This represents 1 in 5 adults. Children with a parent who has a mental illness or substance use disorder have a higher risk of psychiatric problems themselves. Mental Illnesses by the Numbers. (1) Global statistics on mental health are poorly defined, measured, and understood The true prevalence of mental health disorders globally remains poorly understood. 50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24 Suicide is the 2 nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-34 . Adolescence is typically the stage of life where mental health disorders tend to become more apparent. Mental health workforce density by world region 2017 19.1% of U.S. adults experienced mental illness in 2018 (47.6 million people).