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Adult Ranking 2021


 

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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 for Adult Data 2021


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

Youth Ranking 2021



 

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States with rankings 1-10 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 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 for Youth Ranking 2021

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

Prevalence of Mental Illness 2021



 

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The scores for the six prevalence make up the Prevalence Ranking. 

The 6 measures that make up the Prevalence 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. Youth with At Least One Major Depressive Episode (MDE) in the Past Year
  5. Youth with Substance Use Disorder in the Past Year
  6. Youth with Severe MDE.

A ranking 1-10 for Prevalence indicates a lower prevalence of mental health and substance use issues compared to states that ranked 42-51.



Statistical Data for Prevalence of Mental Illness 2021

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

Access to Care Ranking 2021



 

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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 (1-13) 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 Cognitive 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 for Access to Care Ranking 2021

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

Overall Ranking 2021


 
 

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An overall ranking 1-10 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. 

The 15 measures that make up the overall 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. Youth with At Least one Major Depressive Episode (MDE) in the Past Year
  5. Youth with Substance Use Disorder in the Past Year
  6. Youth with Severe MDE
  7. Adults with AMI who Did Not Receive Treatment
  8. Adults with AMI Reporting Unmet Need
  1. Adults with AMI who are Uninsured
  2. Adults with Cognitive Disability who Could Not See a Doctor Due to Costs
  3. Youth with MDE who Did Not Receive Mental Health Services
  4. Youth with Severe MDE who Received Some Consistent Treatment
  5. Children with Private Insurance that Did Not Cover Mental or Emotional Problems
  6. Students Identified with Emotional Disturbance for an Individualized Education Program
  7. Mental Health Workforce Availability


Statistical Data for Overall Ranking 2021

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