On Mental Health Gender and Racial Disparities

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  1. $89 Billion Was Spent on Mental Illness Treatment in 2013

    JAMA recently released an infographic on mental health and substance use disorders. Here are some key findings on mental health spending:

    • $89 billion was spent on mental illness treatment in the US in 2013.
    • Mental illness treatment accounted for 5% of total medical services spending in 2015.
    • 1 in 5 reported they or a family member had to forgo needed mental care in 2016.
    • 13% couldn’t afford the cost of the mental healthcare services.
    • 1 in 10 were afriad or embarrassed to seek need mental health services.
    • 8% didn’t know where to go to receive mental health services.

    Source: JAMA, August 2017


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