Status: Little or no detectable change

Little or no detectable change

Most Recent Data:
65.5 percent (2019)

68.8 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

64.1 percent of adults aged 18 years and over with SMI received treatment in 2018

Increase the proportion of adults with serious mental illness (SMI) who receive treatment

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


Serious mental illness — like depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder — can limit people’s daily activities. There’s evidence that medication and talk therapy can help adults get the care they need.