SAMHSA Releases Comprehensive Report on Mental Health Services
On March 9, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Medicaid Services released Mental Health, United States 2004. This report is a compendium of the latest information available on mental health services, and is published every two years. For the first time, this edition includes chapters on quality improvement and its application to the mental health field. Specialized topic areas discussed include a national overview of mental health consumer organizations in the United States and the role of information technology as a force that promotes transformation and improved quality of care.
To read a summary of the report, please click here. To download the entire report, please visit the SAMHSA website. Copies may also be obtained free of charge from SAMHSA’s National Mental Health Information Center at 1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727).