Where U.S. adults would turn to for help in case of burnout 2017, by age

This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who would turn to select sources in case of burnout as of February 2017, by age. It was found that 71 percent of those aged 18 to 29 years stated they would turn to family/friends in case of burn out, compared to 50 percent of those aged 30 to 59 years.

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who would turn to select sources in case of burnout as of February 2017, by age

18 to 29 years 30 to 59 years 60 years and older
Clinic / hospital19%11%5%
Counseling center21%19%11%
Digital psychotherapy (online, email, app)3%3%1%
Family / friends71%50%43%
GP 3%9%12%
Homeopath / alternative practitioner5%6%4%
Medication16%10%7%
Online message boards5%3%1%
Psychologist / psychotherapist17%14%9%
Self-help group4%5%5%
Other 3%3%8%
Nobody, I would try to get through the burnout on my own14%22%30%
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Source

Release date

February 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 9 to 13, 2017

Number of respondents

1,029 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: Who would you most likely turn to in case of burnout?
Respondents could choose multiple options.

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