Major depression is on the rise among millennials. According to research, one in five of them don’t seek treatment.
According to a recent report analyzing data from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index, major depression diagnoses are rising at a faster rate for millennials and teens compared to any other age group.
Since 2013, millennials have seen a 47% increase in major depression diagnoses. The overall rate increased from 3% to 4.4% among 18 to 34 year olds.
The rate of depression in millennials is rising, but many aren’t seeking treatment.