GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Latino Mental Health Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"15.3% of Latino adults in the U.S. reported suffering from a form of mental illness in the past year."

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"In 2018, 18.3% of Latino youth (ages 12-17) reported suffering a major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year."

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

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"Latino adults are less likely than non-Latino White adults to use prescription medication for mental health issues."

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"Only 5.5% of psychologists in the U.S. are Latinos."

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"Latino males have the second-highest suicide rate among all ethnic groups."

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"In 2019, 9.5% of Latino adults in the United States had a substance use disorder."

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"In 2018, 36.6% of Hispanic adults with serious mental illness (SMI) received treatment."

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"Less than 10% of Latino individuals suffering symptoms of a psychological disorder contact a mental health specialist."

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"Approximately 6% Latino youth made a suicide attempt that required medical attention."

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"Children of Latino immigrants are at a higher risk for poor mental health and substance use."

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"Only 28% of Hispanic adults with mental health symptoms believe that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness."

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"25% of young Latinos in the US suffer from mental health issues."

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"Latinos are less likely to seek mental health treatment (37%) compared to Whites (60%)."

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"Only 1 in 20 Latinos, with symptoms of a mental disorder, seek help from a religious or spiritual advisor."

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"About 26% of Latina high school girls think about suicide."

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"In 2018, suicide was the second leading cause of death for Hispanics aged 15 to 34 in the United States."

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"In 2017, Latino adults aged 18 and over were less likely to have received mental health treatment in the past year than non-Latino adults."

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"In 2019, 35.9% of Latino young adults with serious mental illness used mental health services."

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