Illinois has a population of approximately 12.9 million people. Close to 3.21% of adults (according to SAMHSA) in Illinois live with serious mental health.
As the State Mental Health Authority, the DMH is responsible for assuring that children, adolescents and adults, throughout Illinois, have the availability of and.
56% of American adults with a mental illness did not receive treatment. Even in Vermont, the state with the best access, 43% of adults with a mental illness did.