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Adult Ranking 2020



 
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States that are ranked 1-13 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 are Uninsured
  5. Adults with AMI who Did Not Receive Treatment
  6. Adults with AMI Reporting Unmet Need
  7. Adults with Disability Who Could Not See a Doctor Due to Costs

 

Statistical Data

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

Youth Ranking 2020




 
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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 of 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.

 

Statistical Data

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

Prevalence of Mental Illness 2020




 
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19.00% of adults are experiencing a mental illness. Equivalent to over 47 million Americans.

4.55% are experiencing a severe mental illness.

The state prevalence of adult mental illness ranges from 16.14% in New Jersey to 25.25% in Utah.

 

According to SAMHSA, ìAny Mental Illness (AMI) is defined as having a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder, other than a developmental or substance use disorder. Any mental illness includes persons who have mild mental illness, moderate mental illness, and serious mental illness." 

 

Statistical Data

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

Access to Care Ranking 2020




 
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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 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 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

 

Statistical Data

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

Overall Ranking


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.


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