GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Hispanic Mental Health Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately 34% of Hispanic adults with mental illness receive treatment each year compared to the US average of 45%."

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"Latino high school males report depressive symptoms at a rate of 11.3% compared to 26.5% of their Latina peers."

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"11.3% of Hispanic adults in the U.S. had a substance use disorder in 2016, and 20.3% of Hispanic adults had any mental illness."

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"1 in 5 Latino individuals reported feeling depressed "always or almost always"."

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"A 2014 study found that around 30% of older Hispanic adults (aged 50-64) had experienced psychological distress in their lifetime."

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"Close to 20% of Hispanics lack any kind of health insurance including mental health coverage."

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"About 10% of Latinos in the United States qualify as 'heavy drinkers'."

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"Less than 13% of Hispanics will ask to see a specialist or request a referral for mental health services."

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"10% of Latinos reported experiencing serious psychological distress in the past 30 days."

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"15.2% of Hispanic students in grades 9-12 reported having seriously considered suicide."

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"Among 12th graders, Hispanics are most likely (9.8%) to have used illicit drugs other than marijuana."

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"The suicide rate for Hispanic Americans decreased 15% as they get older (10.4 to 7.1 per 100,000)."

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"Only 1% of psychologists in the U.S. are Hispanic."

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"Among Latinos with mental disorders, fewer than 1 in 11 contact mental health care specialists."

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"8.9% of Hispanic high school students attempted suicide in 2017, compared to 6.1% of white students."

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"Mental health problems, including suicidal ideation, are significantly higher among Hispanic high school students compared to their non-Hispanic counterparts."

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"Among Hispanic adults in 2017, 65.3% received mental health services for major depressive episodes."

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