Lewis Diuguid

April 27, 2014 5:00 PM

The high cost of untreated mental illness hurts Kansas City

The Health Care Foundation reports that about one in 10 adults in the Kansas City area, or 224,593 people, will suffer a serious mental illness, which includes major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders. A striking 40 percent of such cases, or close to 95,000 people, go untreated.

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