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1 in 25

1 in 25 people live with serious illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or major depression

1 in 10

1 in 10 young people experienced a period of major depression


10-25 years shorter lifespan for people with serious mental illness

We need a range of services to meet a range of individual needs …

People need to receive the most appropriate care, be served in their own community and not be referred to more intensive—and more costly—care than required. Informational page (PDF)

… yet gaps remain across the state

While much progress has been made in the past few years, most areas of the state still do not have the range of services needed. As a result, people often travel long distances or receive an inappropriate level of care. More information


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