15 Saddest States in the U.S.

West Virginia

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Lowest Ranking: Emotional & Physical Well-Being 50

While West Virginia ranks lowest in the emotional and physical well-being category, it also ranks lowest for nearly every sub-category. The state ranks last in healthy behavior, life evaluation, emotional health, physical health, and basic access to necessities.

The number of adults with poor mental health is extremely high, which may be a factor contributing to the state's rising credit card debt—they rank 37 out of 50. West Virginia ranks one of the highest when it comes to poverty levels and substance abuse. Get it together West Virginia!