- Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from depression!
- 3.8% of people ages 12-19 use antidepressants!
- 19.1% of people age 60+ use antidepressants!
- 25% of people who start antidepressants continue use for more than 10 years!
- Antidepressant usage increases with age!
- Antidepressant usage has increased every year among all age groups over the last 15 years!
(statistics obtained from the CDC)