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New Report Reveals Ethnic Behavioral Health Disparities

A new SAMHSA report looks specifically at behavioral health by other influencing factors such as race and ethnicity (white, African American, Asian American/Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, Latino, and Native American), income level, geographic location, and health insurance status.
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Improving Mental Health in America

A recent SAMHSA report revealed that among the 10 million adults with serious mental illness, nearly 70 percent had received mental health services in the past year. SAMHSA continues to support improvements to mental health in America.
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Serious Mental Illness: A New Block Grant Priority

People with a serious mental illness typically experience the first signs during adolescence or early adulthood. Yet long intervals frequently occur before they receive assistance. SAMHSA is helping states use part of their Community Mental Health Services Block Grant to address the need.