For the 8th year in a row, Mental Health America (MHA) released its annual State of Mental Health in America Report, which ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on fifteen mental health prevalence and access measures for youth and adults. This year, Massachusetts moved to the No. 1 spot, from No. 3 in last year’s report, and Nevada remained last at No. 51 for the sixth year in a row.
The 2022 State of Mental Health in America report confirms the trend that mental health in the U.S. continued to get worse leading into the COVID-19 pandemic. This report also contains two spotlights on policies that can improve access to mental health resources in the U.S. – 988 implementation and increasing mental health education and supports in schools.
The content of this webpage is the property of Mental Health America. MHA grants a limited license to use the webpage, or portions thereof, only if, whenever the webpage is used in written or electronic form, it is clearly stated that the website was created by and is the property of Mental Health America and a link is provided to www.mhanational.org. Under no circumstances may the website be used for any commercial purpose without the express written permission of Mental Health America. For permission to use the content of this webpage, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.