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Week of 1/5-1/9

Nationwide Report Reveals That More Than 1 in Every 10 Adults Experienced Serious Psychological Distress in the Past Year (1/7/09)

An estimated 24.3 million people aged 18 years or older experienced serious psychological distress (SPD) in the past year - and only 44.6 percent of them received any kind of mental health services, according to a report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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