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Statistics

Statistics

DID YOU KNOW?

 ·     44 million Americans suffer mental illnesses annually that include depression, substance abuse, bipolar disorder anxiety, schizophrenia, and dementia to name a few

·      Half of chronic mental illness starts by age 14 and three-quarters by age 24

·      Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide

·      60% of Americans with mental illness did not receive any treatment in the last year

WHAT IS HAPPENING AT THE BEACHES?

·      1 in 5 Beaches high school students have attempted suicide

·      Mental health illness accounts for the top 4 reasons Beaches residents go the to the Emergency Room

·      1 in 5 Beaches residents is living with mental illness

·      More than 11,000 have no medical treatment

·      Florida ranks 50th in the nation and Duval County ranks 66th out of 67 counties of providers per capita