20% of New York Adults vulnerable to mental disorders

One fifth of adults living in New York City will likely suffer from a mental health disorder.
That’s according to a report released Thursday by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
The report also noted that approximately 8 percent of adult New Yorkers experience symptoms of depression each year.
Moreover, depression and substance abuse amount to $14 billion in estimated annual productivity losses in New York City according to the report.
The report states that the numbers illustrate a mental health crisis in the Big Apple.

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