Skip to main content

Adult Ranking 2022


 

empty



States that are ranked 1-10 have lower prevalence of mental illness and higher rates of access to care for adults. States that are ranked 39-51 indicate that adults have higher prevalence of mental illness and lower rates of access to care.

The 7 measures that make up the Adult Ranking include:

  1. Adults with Any Mental Illness (AMI)
  2. Adults with Substance Use Disorder in the Past Year
  3. Adults with Serious Thoughts of Suicide
  4. Adults with AMI who Did Not Receive Treatment
  5. Adults with AMI Reporting Unmet Need
  6. Adults with AMI who are Uninsured
  7. Adults with Cognitive Disability Who Could Not See a Doctor Due to Costs
Rank Sort descending State
01 New Jersey
02 Wisconsin
03 Massachusetts
04 Connecticut
05 New York
06 Minnesota
07 Hawaii
08 Pennsylvania
09 Maryland
10 Illinois
11 Rhode Island
12 South Dakota
13 Kentucky
14 Iowa
15 New Mexico
16 Arkansas
17 Montana
18 Michigan
19 Vermont
20 Virginia
21 North Carolina
22 South Carolina
23 West Virginia
24 North Dakota
25 Florida
26 Louisiana
27 Nebraska
28 California
29 Tennessee
30 New Hampshire
31 Georgia
32 Washington
33 Texas
34 Delaware
35 Arizona
36 Ohio
37 Maine
38 Oklahoma
39 Idaho
40 Nevada
41 Mississippi
42 Kansas
43 Indiana
44 Missouri
45 District of Columbia
46 Alaska
47 Alabama
48 Utah
49 Oregon
50 Wyoming
51 Colorado

Youth Ranking 2022



 

empty



States with rankings 1-13 have lower prevalence of mental illness and higher rates of access to care for youth. States with rankings 39-51 indicate that youth have higher prevalence of mental illness and lower rates of access to care.

The 7 measures that make up the Youth Ranking include:

  1. Youth with At Least One Major Depressive Episode (MDE) in the Past Year
  2. Youth with Substance Use Disorder in the Past Year
  3. Youth with Severe MDE
  4. Youth with MDE who Did Not Receive Mental Health Services
  5. Youth with Severe MDE who Received Some Consistent Treatment
  6. Children with Private Insurance that Did Not Cover Mental or Emotional Problems
  7. Students Identified with Emotional Disturbance for an Individualized Education Program.
Rank Sort descending State
01 Pennsylvania
02 Maine
03 District of Columbia
04 Vermont
05 Massachusetts
06 New Hampshire
07 New Jersey
08 Connecticut
09 New York
10 Maryland
11 Wisconsin
12 Illinois
13 Colorado
14 Minnesota
15 Rhode Island
16 Mississippi
17 Georgia
18 Delaware
19 Ohio
20 Alabama
21 Virginia
22 Missouri
23 South Dakota
24 Kentucky
25 Louisiana
26 Indiana
27 Michigan
28 Oklahoma
29 Hawaii
30 Florida
31 Iowa
32 Utah
33 Kansas
34 North Dakota
35 South Carolina
36 California
37 Nebraska
38 Montana
39 Washington
40 Tennessee
41 Texas
42 North Carolina
43 Wyoming
44 West Virginia
45 Oregon
46 Alaska
47 New Mexico
48 Arkansas
49 Arizona
50 Idaho
51 Nevada

Prevalence of Mental Illness 2022



 

empty



The scores for the six prevalence make up the Prevalence Ranking. 

The 6 measures that make up the Prevalence Ranking include:

  1. Adults with Any Mental Illness (AMI)
  2. Adults with Substance Use Disorder in the Past Year
  3. Adults with Serious Thoughts of Suicide
  4. Youth with At Least One Major Depressive Episode (MDE) in the Past Year
  5. Youth with Substance Use Disorder in the Past Year
  6. Youth with Severe MDE.

A ranking 1-13 for Prevalence indicates a lower prevalence of mental health and substance use issues compared to states that ranked 39-51.

Rank Sort descending State
01 New Jersey
02 Florida
03 Georgia
04 Texas
05 New York
06 Pennsylvania
07 Mississippi
08 Hawaii
09 Connecticut
10 South Carolina
11 Maryland
12 Alabama
13 Tennessee
14 Louisiana
15 Virginia
16 Illinois
17 North Carolina
18 South Dakota
19 Kentucky
20 California
21 Michigan
22 Nebraska
23 Rhode Island
24 Kansas
25 Arkansas
26 Massachusetts
27 Minnesota
28 Missouri
29 Wisconsin
30 District of Columbia
31 New Hampshire
32 Arizona
33 North Dakota
34 Ohio
35 Delaware
36 Iowa
37 Oklahoma
38 Montana
39 West Virginia
40 Maine
41 Idaho
42 Indiana
43 New Mexico
44 Washington
45 Colorado
46 Nevada
47 Utah
48 Wyoming
49 Alaska
50 Vermont
51 Oregon

Access to Care Ranking 2022



 

empty





The Access Ranking indicates how much access to mental health care exists within a state. The access measures include access to insurance, access to treatment, quality and cost of insurance, access to special education, and workforce availability. A high Access Ranking (1-13) indicates that a state provides relatively more access to insurance and mental health treatment.

The 9 measures that make up the Access Ranking include:

  1.  Adults with AMI who Did Not Receive Treatment
  2.  Adults with AMI Reporting Unmet Need
  3. Adults with AMI who are Uninsured
  4.  Adults with Cognitive Disability who Could Not See a Doctor Due to Costs
  5.  Youth with MDE who Did Not Receive Mental Health Services
  6.  Youth with Severe MDE who Received Some Consistent Treatment
  7.  Children with Private Insurance that Did Not Cover Mental or Emotional Problems
  8.  Students Identified with Emotional Disturbance for an Individualized Education Program
  9.  Mental Health Workforce Availability
Rank Sort descending State
01 Vermont
02 Massachusetts
03 Maine
04 Wisconsin
05 Minnesota
06 New Hampshire
07 Rhode Island
08 Pennsylvania
09 Connecticut
10 District of Columbia
11 Washington
12 Montana
13 Illinois
14 Maryland
15 New York
16 Kentucky
17 Delaware
18 Iowa
19 Oregon
20 New Mexico
21 Colorado
22 Ohio
23 South Dakota
24 New Jersey
25 Michigan
26 Utah
27 North Dakota
28 Oklahoma
29 West Virginia
30 California
31 Hawaii
32 Indiana
33 Nebraska
34 Alaska
35 Louisiana
36 Wyoming
37 Virginia
38 North Carolina
39 Nevada
40 Arkansas
41 Missouri
42 Idaho
43 South Carolina
44 Kansas
45 Tennessee
46 Arizona
47 Mississippi
48 Georgia
49 Florida
50 Alabama
51 Texas

Overall Ranking 2022


 

empty



An overall ranking 1-13 indicates lower prevalence of mental illness and higher rates of access to care. An overall ranking 39-51 indicates higher prevalence of mental illness and lower rates of access to care. The combined scores of all 15 measures make up the overall ranking.  The overall ranking includes both adult and youth measures as well as prevalence and access to care measures. 

The 15 measures that make up the overall ranking include:

  1. Adults with Any Mental Illness (AMI)
  2. Adults with Substance Use Disorder in the Past Year
  3. Adults with Serious Thoughts of Suicide
  4. Youth with At Least one Major Depressive Episode (MDE) in the Past Year
  5. Youth with Substance Use Disorder in the Past Year
  6. Youth with Severe MDE
  7. Adults with AMI who Did Not Receive Treatment
  8. Adults with AMI Reporting Unmet Need
  1. Adults with AMI who are Uninsured
  2. Adults with Cognitive Disability who Could Not See a Doctor Due to Costs
  3. Youth with MDE who Did Not Receive Mental Health Services
  4. Youth with Severe MDE who Received Some Consistent Treatment
  5. Children with Private Insurance that Did Not Cover Mental or Emotional Problems
  6. Students Identified with Emotional Disturbance for an Individualized Education Program
  7. Mental Health Workforce Availability
Rank Sort descending State
01 Massachusetts
02 New Jersey
03 Pennsylvania
04 Connecticut
05 Vermont
06 New York
07 Wisconsin
08 Maine
09 Maryland
10 Minnesota
11 Rhode Island
12 Illinois
13 New Hampshire
14 Hawaii
15 Kentucky
16 District of Columbia
17 South Dakota
18 Michigan
19 Louisiana
20 Virginia
21 Montana
22 Delaware
23 Iowa
24 California
25 Ohio
26 Nebraska
27 Georgia
28 Florida
29 North Dakota
30 South Carolina
31 North Carolina
32 Washington
33 Oklahoma
34 Tennessee
35 New Mexico
36 Mississippi
37 Colorado
38 West Virginia
39 Arkansas
40 Missouri
41 Kansas
42 Indiana
43 Utah
44 Texas
45 Alabama
46 Oregon
47 Alaska
48 Wyoming
49 Arizona
50 Idaho
51 Nevada