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Mental Health Days
Poor mental health days have increased
Mental health is a key component of overall well-being. Nationally, 21% of adults aged 18 or older experienced mental illness in 2020, while 6% of adults experienced a serious mental illness (e.g., schizophrenia, manic-depressive disorder, and severe depressive disorders).12
- The number of poor mental health days reported by Lancaster County and Nebraska residents has increased since 2014. In 2019, Lancaster County and Nebraska residents reported an average of 3.9 poor mental health days per month, compared to an average of 3.4 poor mental health days per month in 2014.
12. National Institute of Mental Health. (2022, January). Mental illness. https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/mental-illness