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The parallel pandemic

We all know by now how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted our businesses. But did you know we were already in the middle of a public health crisis before the onset of COVID? That's right. According to the CDC, 18.3% of adults reported experiencing mental health issues in 2016. Today, it's 42%. Our pre-pandemic provider care gap was around 60%. Today, it's 71.9%.

 

1 in 5

U.S. adults experience mental illness

43%

of those with moderate depression who do not treat their symptoms

4.5

months each year depression reduces cognitive performance

20%

amount of time physical job tasks are impacted by depression

55%

of U.S. counties do not have a single practicing psychiatrist

 

134 million

people living in a designated Mental Health Professional Shortage Area

11 years

average delay between the onset of symptoms and treatment

75%

of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 24

 

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