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7 Facts about Mental Health in Utah

7 Facts about Mental Health in Utah infographic

  1. Utah has a depression rate 4% higher (21.5%) than the US average (17.3%).
  2. In 2017, suicide was the leading cause of death for Utah residents age 10 to 24.
  3. 58.6% of adolescents with depression do not receive treatment.
  4. Utah women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression, but three times as many men die from suicide.
  5. Utahns with incomes under $25,000/year are 8-15% more likely to struggle with their mental health.
  6. Indigenous/Native American Utahns were the most likely to report recently experiencing poor mental health.
  7. 29% of Utah’s homeless population has a mental illness.

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