The Costs of Untreated Mental Illness

Approximately one in every 10 adults in Greater Kansas City has a serious mental illness. Although these illnesses can be effectively treated, about 40% of cases are untreated. Untreated mental illness has substantial costs on both the public and private sector. HCF contracted with The HSM Group to develop an economic model that examines the cost of untreated mental illness in our region.

Cost of Untreated Mental Illness Calculator (Excel)
NOTE: This link will download a Microsoft Excel file to your computer. It requires Excel 2003 or later to run. (It is not currently compatible with the Macintosh.) If you receive a security warning when opening the file, you will need to enable macros. For more information, see the following: Excel 2007 and higher - Excel 2003

Executive Summary (pdf)

Cost of Untreated Mental Illness Infographic

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