National Expenditures for Mental Health Services and Substance Abuse Treatment 1991–2001

This report was prepared by The MEDSTAT Group for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under Contract No. 270-01-7088. This report is the result of substantial contributions by numerous people and organizations. Rick Harwood and Ellen Bouchery of The Lewin Group produced the specialty facility estimates. Edward King, Jim Genuardi, and David McKusick of Actuarial Research Corporation produced the estimates for other providers, as well as the final total estimates. Rosanna Coffey and Tami Mark of Medstat provided coordination, monitored the results, and drafted the report. All team members contributed to the report. Rita Vandivort, Joan Dilonardo, and Jeffrey Buck of SAMHSA guided the work and provided many helpful comments and suggestions. The Advisory Panel (named in Appendix B) provided many insights on policy relevance of the results.
The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of SAMHSA or the DHHS, nor does it necessarily reflect the views of any of the Advisory Panel members. The authors are solely responsible for the content of this publication.
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All material appearing in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Citation of the source is appreciated. However, this publication may not be reproduced or distributed for a fee without the specific, written authorization of the Office of Communications, SAMHSA, DHHS.
Recommended Citation
Mark TL, Coffey RM, McKusick DR, Harwood H, King E, Bouchery E, Genuardi J, Vandivort R, Buck J, Dilonardo J. National Estimates of Expenditures for Mental Health Services and Substance Abuse Treatment, 1991 - 2001 SAMHSA Publication No. SMA 05-3999. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2005.
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Originating Offices
Office of Organization and Financing, Center for Mental Health Services, and Organization and Financing Branch, Division of Services Improvement, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857.

DHHS Publication No. SMA 05-3999
Printed 2005

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