Though United States of America is a nice place to live but still there are many states that are considered as the most depressing states and here is the list of those states.
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It is one of the most rural southern states and has a very worse measures being taken in terms of mental health and especially among young people. All this have led to Arkansas being one of the most depressed states in the United States of America.
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With its struggle with sluggish economy this rust belt state has a very high unemployment rate and huge budget shortfalls. This troubled financial health is making this state weaker with each passing day.
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The average rate of depression and mental health issues in Kentucky are higher than the national average. Moreover the coal mining areas are a breeding ground of stress.
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The 20% unemployment rate of Michigan is one of the highest in the United States. Moreover the state is also witnessing an increased in the substance abuse and depression related cases.
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It is one of the poorest states in the United States of America and this could be the reason why it is one of the most depressing states.
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The rate of serious psychological distress in Missouri is 13% which is very high as compared to other states in America.
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As per the recent study done one out of every 11 persons in Nevada is stressed. Though from outside it looks like an very nice place but the actual fact is something else.
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Oklahoma has the highest poverty rate in United States and that is around 16% and even the state’s official rock song is quite disturbing.
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Nearly 10% residents of Tennessee have experienced an episode of major depression in the past one year which is enough to see the real picture.
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The percentages of people in West Virginia who experience frequent mental stress are about 15% of the entire population.