Latest report on mental health statistics now available
May 04, 2012
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released Mental Health, United States, 2010, the latest in a series of publications issued biannually by SAMHSA since 1980. Modeled after CDC’s annual report, Health, US, this new report includes mental health statistics at the national and State levels from 35 different data sources.
The report is organized into three sections:
People: the mental health status of the U.S. population and prevalence of mental illness;
Providers: providers and settings for mental health services, types of mental health services, and rates of utilization;
Payers: expenditures and sources of funding for mental health services