Mental Illness Statistics

 

  • Students for whom symptoms of mental illness begin during the college years

    80%
  • Approximate percent of college students who experience mental illness in a given year

    20%
  • Less than 20 percent of college students with mental illness receive treatment

    20%
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The average delay between onset of symptoms and treatment is 8-10 years.

Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in youth ages 10-24 years

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