This report provides information about the prevalence of mental disorders and use of mental health services for youth aged 12 to 17 and adults aged 18 or older. It also looks at mental health, suicidal thoughts and behavior and the co-occurrence of mental illness and substance use. One of the report's findings is that among the 45.1 million adults aged 18 or older with any mental illness in the past year, 19.7 percent (8.9 million adults) had substance dependence or abuse, compared with 6.5 percent (11.9 million adults) among those who did not have mental illness in the past year.
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