Among the 202 million adults in the us who experienced a substance use disorder, 505%—102 million adults—had a co-occurring mental illness 8 social stats an estimated 26% of homeless adults staying in shelters live with serious mental illness and an estimated 46% live with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders 9. The $1965 million estimate for bipolar disorder research in 1999, for example, is more than 50 percent higher than the $1243 million estimate for 2002, recently made public by nimh.
Dbsa envisions wellness for people who live with depression and bipolar disorder because dbsa was created for and is led by individuals living with mood disorders, our vision, mission, and programming are always informed by the personal, lived experience of peers. Our mission: dbsa provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders the power of peers dbsa envisions wellness for people who live with depression and bipolar disorder. Talk with others on webmd's bipolar disorder: support group board) bipolar myth no 1: bipolar disorder is a rare condition not so, according to statistics and research in a given year, bipolar disorder affects about 57 million american adults, or about 26% of the us population 18 and older, according to the national institute of mental health.
Mental health by the numbers millions of americans are affected by mental health conditions every year here are some facts about the prevalence and impact of mental illness. Bipolar disorder affects approximately 57 million adult americans, or about 26% of the us population age 18 and older every year (national institute of mental health) the median age of onset for bipolar disorder is 25 years (national institue of mental health), although the illness can start in early childhood or as late as the 40's and 50's.
Every year, about 425 million american adults (or 182 percent of the total adult population in the united states) suffers from some mental illness, enduring conditions such as depression. Bipolar (sometimes spelled bi-polar) disorder is a condition in which people experience intermittent abnormally elevated (manic or hypomanic) and, in many cases, abnormally depressed states for periods of time in.
Bipolar disorder statistics posted on may 2, 2017 september 20, 2017 by seth graphs, charts and pdf downloads are available with a standard or business subscription. Bipolar myth no 1: bipolar disorder is a rare condition not so, according to statistics and research in a given year, bipolar disorder affects about 57 million american adults, or about 26% of the us population 18 and older, according to the national institute of mental health.
Our best estimate of the number of adults with any diagnosable mental disorder within the past year is nearly 1 in 5, or roughly 43 million americans 1 although most of these conditions are not disabling, nearly 10 million american adults (1 in 25) have serious functional impairment due to a mental illness, such as a psychotic or serious mood. Who is at risk of bipolar disorder more than 10 million americans have bipolar disorder bipolar disorder affects men and women equally, as well as all races, ethnic groups, and socioeconomic classes although men and women appear to be equally affected by bipolar disorder, rapid cycling is seen more often in women. An estimated 23 million americans have bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive illness a person with bipolar disorder can go from feeling very, very high (called mania) to feeling very, very low (depression.