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Sometimes, mental health and substance abuse go hand in hand. Statistics for both can be found in this tab.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
"SAMHSA has prioritized data, outcomes and quality - realizing an integrated data strategy and a national framework for quality improvement in behavioral health care will inform policy, measure program impact, and lead to improved quality of services and outcomes of individuals, families, and communities. Data helps SAMHSA and the nation assess the impact of the changes to US health care systems and identify and address behavioral health disparities." http://www.samhsa.gov/data/
Missouri Department of Mental Health
World Health Organization
"Working with 194 Member States, across six regions, and from more than 150 offices, WHO staff are united in a shared commitment to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere.
Together we strive to combat diseases – communicable diseases like influenza and HIV, and noncommunicable diseases like cancer and heart disease.
We help mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age. We ensure the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink – and the medicines and vaccines they need." http://www.who.int/about-us
Centers for Disease Control-FastStats
"The FastStats site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages." http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/default.htm
National Institute on Drug Abuse
"NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction." http://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida
National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health Statistics
"The information on these statistics pages includes the best statistics currently available on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of mental disorders for the population of the United States, in addition to information about possible consequences of mental illnesses, such as suicide and disability." http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/index.shtml
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