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This report shines the spotlight on the critical issues and services for Americans with serious mental illnesses (SMI) and serious emotional disturbances (SED), and the importance of concerted efforts by the federal government to address their needs. The report presents the current status of federal activities and a summary of advances in the care and treatment of people with SMI and SED. The report describes key advances in research and strategies to improve services to these individuals based on presentations given by the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) members at the first ISMICC meeting.
This Executive Summary to the 2017 report to Congress shines the spotlight on the critical issues and services for Americans with serious mental illnesses (SMI) and serious emotional disturbances (SED). The 2017 report to congress represents the starting point in a five-year process of improving the lives of people with SMI and SED. This 8-page summary delineates the five focus areas, each with 8-10 recommendations. These recommendations are from the non-federal members and represent common areas in which federal partners and stakeholders can work together to implement over the next five years.
This report highlights the structure, responsibilities, policies, services, and financing of single-state agencies and state mental health agencies. The report includes discussion of efforts to integrate physical and behavioral health and efforts by state agencies to address opioid abuse and misuse.
This report discusses trends in the prevalence of mental illness, substance use disorders, or both among adolescents and adults in the United States.
This report discusses national estimates on the prevalence of mental illness and the use of mental health services among people ages 12 years and older. It also presents data about co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.
This report examines the 2009 financial status of state mental health agencies. It discusses the impact of state budget shortages on mental health, and reports expenditures and revenue for each state and for community mental health services and state psychiatric hospitals.
This report presents national estimates of mental illness and mental health services used among people ages 12 and older. It also presents data related to co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.
This toolkit discusses the prevalence of mental illness and substance use disorders in the United States. It describes behavioral health needs and service use, and offers guidance for determining the appropriate mix of behavioral health benefits, services, and providers.
This report presents national estimates on the prevalence of mental illness and the use mental health services among people ages 12 and older. The report includes data on co-occurring mental illness with substance use.
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