Numbers, Data, and Statistics


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If you’re looking for basic public health information about mental health, look no further than the Center For Disease Control’s (CDC) Mental Health page.  This website provides users with a good starting point for learning about mental health.
This page gives:

  • a definition of mental health
  • indicators of mental health
  • data and statistics on depression
  • data on surveillance of mental illnesses
  • information on psychological distress
  • data on the stigma of mental illnesses
  • information on well-being.

Viewers also have access to published papers for additional, more in-depth research.  Additional links to other organization’s websites are included.

Did any fact, number, or statistic on this site surprise you?
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