Welcome to the CDC Mental Health Work Group Web site, which includes
basic public health information on mental health.
While CDC is not a mental health agency, staff members from across CDC whose work
relates to mental health established the mental health work group, and this
Web site, to support CDC's overall public health efforts. We hope you find
this Web site useful, and that you will feel free to share suggestions for
its further development.
Mental Health, United States 2004
Copies may be obtained free of charge from SAMHSA’s National Mental
Health Information Center at 1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727). Request
inventory number SMA-06-4195.
Specific issues, population assessments and national service statistics
in this compendium include the following:
- Mental health care in primary care settings;
- Parental reports of emotional or behavioral difficulties and mental
health service use among U.S. school-age children;
- Mood disorder prevalence among young men and women in the U.S.;
- National and state trends of organized mental health services; and,
- Data on the number of mental health practitioners and trainees in
Page last reviewed: 03/19/2007
Page last updated: 03/19/2007
Content source: Division of Adult and Community Health,
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and