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  • Mental health is a key component of overall well-being. Mental illness is the leading cause of disability in the United States. Nationally, between 5% to 7% of adults experience a serious mental illness (e.g., schizophrenia, manic-depressive disorder, and severe depressive disorders).7
  • In Lancaster County, residents report experiencing fewer poor mental health days in a month than U.S. residents overall.

7. Wang , P. S., Demler, O., & Kessler, R. C. (2002). Adequacy of treatment for serious mental illness in the United States. American Journal of Public Health, 92(1), 92-98. doi: 10.2105/ajph.92.1.92