- Obesity is not the only problem in the modern days United States. Declining mental health is also a big concern.
- 20% of country's adult population have mental problems of different types. This is 43.7 million people.
- Less than a half of these people receive any kind of treatment. Another terrifying number is 80% youth with mental problems do not receive necessary treatment as well.
Obamacare was meant to help with this issue but didn't manage to bring significant changes or improvements. President of Mental Health America, Paul Gionfriddo, commented that the report conducted by his organization shows very much worrying number about American's declining mental health and the amount of people facing mental issues.
Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont are the states with the best mental health care. Oregon, Arizona and Nevada are the states in the very bottom of the list concerning mental health care. Depressions and other mental issues are widely spread among people in the Deep South, states like Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama. Oregon also has the highest number of mentally ill youth.