Gen Z reluctant to seek behavioral-health help

The Generation Z population is more likely to have behavioral-health needs than other age groups but is less likely to seek treatment, according to recent McKinsey surveys. Nearly a quarter of Gen Z respondents said they don’t get treatment for mental-health issues, for reasons ranging from stigma to concerns about affordability of care.

Gen Z respondents with a self-reported behavioral-health diagnosis were less likely than those from older generations to report seeking treatment.

To read the article, see “Addressing the unprecedented behavioral-health challenges facing Generation Z,” January 14, 2022.