Behavioral Health Market Size & Share, by Disorder (Alcohol Use Disorder, Substance Abuse Disorder, Eating Disorder, ADHD); Service (Emergency Mental Health Services, Outpatient Counselling, Home-Based Treatment Services, Inpatient Hospital Treatment Services); Age Group (Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2033

  • Report ID: 4441
  • Published Date: Feb 13, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023-2033

Behavioral Health Market size is poised to reach USD 67 Billion by the end of 2033, growing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2033. In the year 2022, the industry size of behavioral health was over USD 42 Billion. The growth is primarily attributed to the rising prevalence of various mental disorders. According to the World Health Organization, anxiety and depressive disorders were the most prevalent mental illnesses, affecting 1 in 8 persons, or 970 million people worldwide, in 2019. Furthermore, rising count of substance abuse along with the proliferating demand for behavioral health services are some other major factors which are expected to drive the growth of the market over the forecast period.

Mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, and others are the major region behind distress population. The causes of these mental disorders are estimated to be changing lifestyle, and also heavy work load among the working population, which is further expected to boost the growth of the market during the forecast period. According to an estimate, for approximate 35% of workers, their workload is the main source of stress. Besides this, shocking rise in eating disorder and growing use of alcohol are further factors that are leading the behavioral health market over the projected time frame.

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Behavioral Health Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Rise in Number of People with Depression - According to the World Health Organization, around 280 million individuals worldwide suffer from depression. Depression leads to various other complications which also includes disability. It also causes obesity, heart problems, and more. Hence to treat depression at a correct time is necessary to avoid further complications. Therefore, owing to this factors the market is expected to grow further.
  • Increasing Consumption of Alcohol – For instance, Stress-related alcohol use affects around 59% of adults.
  • Growing Harassment & Bullying Cases – For instance, with over 90 thousand victims, region 4-a in the Philippines experienced the largest number of cyberbullying occurrences in 2019.
  • Growing Initiatives to Improve Behavioral Health - Behavioral Health Workforce Tracker, a new database of more than 1 million behavioural health practitioners, is being developed with help from SAMHSA. Users of the tracker will be able to see the geographic distribution, provider types, and Medicaid acceptance status of behavioural health providers.
  • Growing Demand for Mental Health Professional - In 2020, 20.3% of adults reported receiving some form of mental health care in the previous 12 months. Of these, 16.5% had used prescription medicine for their mental health and 10.1% had sought professional counselling or therapy.


  • Rise in Cost of Mental Health Program - Residential treatment, prescription drugs, and more which are used in order to deal with mental health carries huge cost. Also the fees charged by mental health professions is huge which makes it unaffordable. Mental health issues are the global phenomenon and people of all age and race are prone to it. However, the rising cost of the treatment restraint people to avail the benefits, hence hindering the growth of the market.
  • Lack of Psychiatrists
  • Negative Perception About Mental Health Treatments

Behavioral Health Market: Key Insights

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Base Year Market Size (2022)

USD 42 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2033)

USD 67 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa)
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Behavioral Health Segmentation

Disorder (Alcohol Use Disorder, Substance Abuse Disorder, Eating Disorder, ADHD)

The behavioral health market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by disorder into alcohol use disorder, substance abuse disorder, eating disorder, and ADHD. Out of which, the substance abuse disorder segment is estimated to garner the largest revenue by the end of 2033, backed by increasing prevalence of substance abuse or drug abuse among the young population in the developed and developing nations. As of June 2020, 13% of Americans reported commencing or increasing substance use as a strategy to deal with stress or emotions associated to COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Our in-depth analysis of the global market includes the following segments:

        By Disorder

  • Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Substance Abuse Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • ADHD

         By Service

  • Emergency Mental Health Services
  • Outpatient Counselling
  • Home-Based Treatment Services
  • Inpatient Hospital Treatment Services

        By Age Group

  • Pediatric
  • Adult
  • Geriatric

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Behavioral Health Industry - Regional Synopsis

North America Market Forecast

The North America behavioral health market, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033, owing to rising prevalence of anxiety disorder among the population in the region. According to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorder in US which is estimated to affect 40 Million adults age 18 and older every year. Also increasing consumption of illicit drugs is further factor which is expected to boost the growth of the market in this region.

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Companies Dominating the Behavioral Health Landscape

    • Acadia Healthcare
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Universal Health Services, Inc.
    • Magellan Health Inc.
    • Sevita
    • Behavioral Health Services
    • Behavioral Health Network Inc.
    • Pyramid Healthcare, Inc.
    • CareTech Holdings plc
    • Ascension Health
    • Ocean Mental Health Services


In The News

  • Acadia Healthcare made a formal academic link with Thomas Jefferson University's Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the advancement of the integration of mental healthcare and medical treatment as well as the codevelopment of new initiatives in regional Acadia institutions, such as Belmont Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • Magellan Healthcare Inc., the behavioral and specialized healthcare division of Magellan Health, Inc., announced tools addressing depression in adults and adolescents for the National Depression and Mental Health Awareness and Screening Month in October.

Author Credits:  Radhika Gupta, Shivam Bhutani

  • Report ID: 4441
  • Published Date: Feb 13, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The major factors driving the growth of the market are rise in number of people with depression, increasing consumption of alcohol, growing harassment & bullying cases, and other.

The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 5% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2033.

Rise in cost of mental health program, lack of psychiatrists, and negative perception about mental health treatments are some of major factors expected to hinder the growth of the market.

The market in North America is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033 and provide more business opportunities in the future.

The major players in the market are Acadia Healthcare, Universal Health Services, Inc., Magellan Health Inc., Sevita, and more.

The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

The market is segmented by disorder, service, age group, and by region.

The substance abuse disorder is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2033 and display significant growth opportunities.
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