On the Prevalence of Mental Health Issues

 The 7 most common issues

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  1. More Than Half of PCPs Don’t Inquire About Mental Health

    ImagineMD recently released a survey on whether or not primary care doctors are discussing leading causes of death with patients. Here are some key findings from the report:

    • 1 in 5 patients age 15-44 say their doctor discussed recreational drug use.
    • 45% of patients age 15-44 say that mental health was brought up by their doctor.
    • 2 in 3 patients age 45-64 say their doctor discussed diet with them.
    • 43% of patients age 45-64 say their doctor discussed mental health with them.

    Source: Imagine MD, July 12, 2018


  2. Over Half of Americans Are Seeking Mental Health Services

    Cohen Veterans Network and National Council for Behavioral Health recently released a report on mental healthcare. Here are some key findings from the study:

    • 56% of Americans are seeking mental health services for themselves or a loved one.
    • 3 in 4 Americans believe mental health is just as important as physical health.
    • 42% say cost and poor insurance coverage are barriers to mental health care.
    • 38% have had to wait longer than one week for mental health treatments.

    Source: Cohen Veterans Network, October 10, 2018


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