12.24 SAMHSA releases Mental Health, United States, 2008
This new publication provides a snapshot of the mental health status of the U.S. population and information on providers, settings, and types of mental health services, as well as rates of utilization, expenditures, and sources of funding for mental health services. Audiences for this report include state officials and policymakers, mental health researchers, advocacy organizations, mental health consumers, family members, and anyone interested in learning about populations served by the U.S. mental health system. Mental Health, United States 2008 includes information on suicide rates and trends by state, gender, age group, and race/ethnicity; risk factors for suicide; suicidal behavior and degree of severity; and the percentage of schools offering suicide prevention services.
For more information on this report, visit www.samhsa.gov.