Mental health in Ohio


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Note: These publications were published in 2020 and 2021. For most-recent data, consult the data sources at the end of the publication.



Data Points


Data Snapshot: Trends in Mental Health among Ohioans

Key data findings

  • The percent of Ohio adults reporting frequent (14 or more) poor mental health days increased 20% from
    2011 to 2020.
  • The increase in poor mental health days from 2011 to 2020 was the largest for younger Ohioans, most notably for those age 18-24.
  • One in four Ohio adults (25%) reported that they needed mental health treatment and did not receive it, the same percentage as the U.S. overall.

Suggested citation: “Data Snapshot: Trends in Mental Health among Ohioans,” Health Policy Institute of Ohio, October 2022.