Here are a few excerpts from the Fall 2012 NAMI Voice, Issue No. 29:

1 in 4 adults experiences a mental health disorder in a given year.

1 in 17 adults lives with a serious mental illness.

1 in 10 children lives with a serious mental or emotional disorder.

1.1% of the adult US population lives with schizophrenia.

Bipolar disorder affects 2.6% of the American adult population per year.

Major depressive disorder affects 6.7% of American adults.