Created by Mindful Marketing, this infographic is for Elevation Behavioral Health and serves to educate people on co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. Find the infographic and more information about these stats at http://ElevationBehavioralHealth.com/dual-diagnosis.
Visual Communication - 65%
Design - 55%
Content/Script - 80%
Usability - 70%
This infographic presents data about those who struggle with mental health issues and substance abuse. The content is concise, well-organized, and backed up by credible sources. At times, some of the terms might not be easily accessible for novice readers, but the clear data presentation helps to communicate meaning. On that note, the data itself is emphasized throughout the infographic, which is a great practice. However, some of the representation choices aren't always the most useful for their respective data and visualizations. Some other techniques could better help communicate not just the numbers but also their impact and meaning. From a design perspective, consistent color palette throughout the infographic creates visual consistency. Type treatments change throughout the piece, however—while the shifts are contained within a section, the subtle differences might distract a reader. There's a solid foundation here for an effective infographic, but some additional consistency could increase the information's impact. We'd give this a D.