Almost one in four U.S. adults reported having a mental illness in 2022, while one in five adolescents reported a major depressive episode, according to the latest national survey on substance use and mental health. Among other findings, 17% of Americans reported having a substance use disorder, and 13% of adolescents and 5% of adults reported having serious thoughts of suicide. Due to changes to the survey questions and approach, not all estimates in the 2022 survey are comparable with 2021 estimates, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration notes
 

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