U.S. adults' opinions on if mental health issues need treatment as of 2018

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults that agreed, to various degrees, that most people could deal with their mental health issues on their own if they wanted to as of 2018. According to the data, 32 percent of respondents strongly disagreed that most people could deal with their mental health issues on their own if they wanted to.

Percentage of U.S. adults who believed that most people could deal with their mental health issues on their own as of 2018

Percentage of respondents
Strongly agree9%
Somewhat agree23%
Somewhat disagree27%
Strongly disagree32%
Not sure10%
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Source

Release date

May 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 27 to 30, 2018

Number of respondents

1,142 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Please select one option on each row."

"Most people could deal with their mental health issues on their own if they wanted to."

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