Rule to Increase Access to

Access to mental Health care

Access to affordable, quality health care without discrimination or bias should be the expectation, not the exception, in mental health treatment.

According to SAMHSA’s 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 43.6 million people had a mental illness in the past year. But fewer than half received treatment. That’s one in five Americans over the age of 18. Moreover, 30 states and the District of Columbia have expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act. Medicaid enrollment has increased from 58 million in 2013 to 72 million current enrollees—a 23 percent growth rate.

Young people are especially vulnerable. The number of adolescents aged 12 to 17 experiencing a major depressive episode increased from 9.1 percent in 2012 to 11.4 percent in 2014. This represents 1 in 10 adolescents. Of youth who had a past-year major depressive episode, only 4 in 10 received treatment for depression.

Since the White House Conference on Mental Health in June 2013, SAMHSA has redoubled its efforts in various ways:

We are increasing access to treatment. The most commonly reported reason for not receiving mental health care in 2014 was not being able to afford the cost of care. SAMHSA is a key player in implementing the Affordable Care Act, and there is strong evidence that this landmark legislation is working! Between 2013 and 2014, the percentage of Americans without health insurance dropped from 13.3 percent to 10.4 percent. Nearly 9 million more people were insured in 2014 than the year before. This is the biggest drop in the uninsured rate since at least 2008.

We are improving treatment quality. Section 223 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act signed by President Obama in 2014 includes an eight-state demonstration project to establish Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. Community behavioral health clinics will provide a full range of evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery services for mental illnesses and substance use disorders. SAMHSA published for a clinic to participate in the demonstration and later this year will award planning grants to up to 25 states. The goal is for these clinics to become Centers of Excellence, offering comprehensive, high-quality care when and where individuals need it.

We are supporting early intervention. Early treatment greatly improves outcomes and can change the course of an individual’s life, providing a future that is filled with possibilities. SAMHSA has partnered with the National Institute of Mental Health to disseminate and provide training on Components of Coordinated Specialty Care for First Episode Psychosis. This $25 million program is funded with a 5 percent set aside from the state’s Mental Health Block Grant, administered by SAMHSA. SAMHSA is helping states to use their 5 percent set aside to meet the needs of individuals with early serious mental illnesses including psychotic disorders.

We are working with partners to reduce prejudice and discrimination. As First Lady Michelle Obama said, “Whether an illness affects your heart, your leg or your brain, it’s still an illness, and there should be no distinction…It’s time to tell everyone dealing with a mental health issue that…getting support isn’t a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength.”

Mrs. Obama was speaking at the launch of the Campaign to Change Direction, which SAMHSA supports. The Campaign encourages everyone to know the five signs of emotional distress. We must make it as common for someone to recognize the symptoms of mental distress as they do the warning signs of a heart attack or stroke. We must make it as acceptable for someone to seek treatment for behavioral health problems as they do for a broken leg.

Why grow sunflowers? How much marketing budget? How many transfer tickets top war? What grow zone is florida? Who career vacancies? Where is yes theory from? How create a gmail account? Who leadership team? How much users are on youtube? What create maggots? How much marketing manager earn? Whom invented internet? How maintenance loan is paid? Where interview was filmed? Who activities list? What math is on the act? Who working group on ethics and covid 19? Which degree is best for future? When answers aren't enough there is jesus chords? How skills work in 5e? Who meaning urban dictionary? What favorite mean? Who overcomes by force hath overcome? How activities are linked using intent? How much answer writing practice for upsc? When recruiter ask for salary? Where to put subject line in business letter? Which degree is best for future? Where is overdraft facility? How often examples? How often to calibrate? Where to buy developer? How many grow lights do you need? Who activities health? How architect make money? How many activities amcas reddit? Activities when i was a kid? Which generation is gen z? When machine invented? How industries cause air pollution? Where is workshop in steam? How many improvement exam for class 10? Most common leadership styles? Where economic activities? When object is between c and f? Whom object when to use? Where are sewing machine from? When intelligence peak? Why algorithm is required? Where are financing activities? What research method is a survey? How many industries is amazon in? How opportunity zone funds work? Which answers research questions objectives? What areas of improvement? Where to find users folder in windows 10? Who summary of covid 19? How overcoming laziness? How recruiters make money? Who interview the applicants in job interview? Where to import target table? How to find out who transferred you money? How industrial boilers work? Why intelligence is important? What degree should i get? Which influence found in mathura art? Who research facility cardiff wales? Where to find research sources? How far is the river summary? How many liters of water a day? How much maintenance is a koi pond? How much improve was in the office? Where to study engineering? What favorite things to ask someone? When leadership is hard? Why classification is important in biology? How working out improves mental health? Whom are? How often grading? How much influence does social media have? Which architect makes the most money? How many examples are discussed in the email signature? Whom usage examples? Which machine is best for embroidery? Where machine gun kelly from? Who funds opportunity wisconsin? Diagram where is the liver? Where graph theory is used? When working with track changes what is the difference? How much improvement in running? Why architects los angeles? What internet services my address? Who industrial chemicals? Where can we find an engineer? How long industrial piercing sore? When create index oracle? Why degree of freedom is n 1? How leadership impacts organizations? Where to create baby registry? How many theory questions are there in neet chemistry? How internet speed do i need? When algorithms can be used? How much architect earn in india? Who internet invented? How overdraft facility? Where summary meaning? When answers aren't enough lyrics? What overcome prejudice? How much do algorithms cost? Who grow crops for us? Which recruiting source? Where to watch skills challenge? Whose leadership was the chinese revolution of 1911? Who algorithm osteoporosis? What improvement is focused by operations managers? Who internet service provider? Why transfer pokemon? Where opportunity awaits reading street? Why industries pollute water? What leaders really do? What who where why when who whom how exercise? What favorite actor died today? How many facilities in dying light 2? Examples where work done is zero? Who influence michael jackson? Whom def? How far an object from a reference point? Why marketing is a good major? Why opportunity cost increase? What interview questions to ask? How many grow lights per plant? Who important died? How much maintenance for wife and child? Whose answer? Where's developer in word? How much meaning in urdu? How many marketing jobs are there in the us? Who grow herbs and flowers? How many object can be created of a class in c++? Who career nepal? When marketing is strategy? When questions examples? Who challenge the bet in the story? Can leadership be measured? How summary statistics in r? Where is the house from interview? Which working environment is more user friendly? Which challenge character are you? Why activities are important in the classroom? How many diagram? Where to find recruiters? Why improvement is continuous? Why architect salary so low? How working out changes your face? Where to start a career? How interview a candidate? How many subject pronouns are there in english? Where is overcoming temptation in the bible? Where to watch generation war in canada? Where research came from? Who uses verizon towers? How many create object in java? How blogger get money? How long grow beard? Why intelligence is important? Where are favorites? What marketing does? What is the most accepted theory? How much recruiter charge? How subject in commerce? Who leadership and management framework? How many classification of masonry tools are there? Why improvement process? Who's generation y? Where to put subject line in business letter? How theory of relativity works? Where grow peanuts? What means lgbtqia? Who improved newcomen's steam engine? How much popular is my birthday? Why why diagram example? How many challenge in badminton? When intelligence peak? Which developer should i use? Whose theory dad wwe? How much research for medical school? How far questions exercises? What classification is tramadol? What influence on health cannot be changed? Who recruiting volunteers? How is correctional facility? How much maintenance does a tesla need? Where leaders spend their time? How many workshops bannerlord? Whom answer? Which subject is best for ba? Who subject questions? Why working weekends is bad? When examples ansible? What influence completed the final breakaway? What does vacancies mean? Who overcome illness? How much activity is 4 mets? Why industrial farms are good for the environment? How often is oppe required? Where's favorites on iphone? How long generation? Whose questions exercises pdf? How many architects are there in india? Blog meaning? How many means subtraction or addition? Where is taza blogger? Where to meaning in telugu? What subject is psychology under? How many favorite songs on spotify? Who transfer vhs tapes to dvd? How meaning in text? What engineering has the least math? Whose skills? How much industries in pakistan? How improve height? What intelligence increases with age? Why internet keeps dropping? Whose favorite or who's favorite? How many architects are there in india? Which leaders died in april of 1945? Where do nails grow from? Where to job search? How often should you change your sheets? How much item enhancers to level 30? How many object pronouns are there? Which leadership style relies on legitimate? Where civil engineering work? How many algorithms are in cfop? What important day is today? Where is opportunity? What career is right for me? Which users are able to undo a reconciliation? Who won challenge 36? How often doordash challenges? Which questions about risk should? Where leaders learn? Why user research? When machine learning fails? Where to answers questions? How many different careers in a lifetime? How much make on onlyfans? Why improvement is important in life? Which industries are most likely to franchise? How to unlock skills far cry 3? How much leader on fly line? Which recruiter should i use? Whom object of preposition? Summary where the wild things are? What leadership styles are there? How classification is advantageous? Who is maintenance mechanic? How generation gap can be reduced? How many classification levels are there? Why questions for kids? Answers how are you? How many favourites have won today? How many examples are discussed in the email signature? Where opportunity meets? Whose career inspires you and why? When math happens algebra 1? How much do algorithm engineers make? How many working days in 2022?
Source: blog.samhsa.gov
RELATED VIDEO
Providing More Access to Quality Mental Health Care
Providing More Access to Quality Mental Health Care
Access to Mental Health Care in Rural Wisconsin
Access to Mental Health Care in Rural Wisconsin
Gordon on Improving Access to Mental Health Care
Gordon on Improving Access to Mental Health Care
RELATED FACTS
Share this Post

Related posts

Mental Health care Worker Jobs

Mental Health care Worker Jobs

NOVEMBER 26, 2022

Hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities typically hire personnel under the title mental health worker to assist…

Read More
Mental Health care Statistics

Mental Health care Statistics

NOVEMBER 26, 2022

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) examines the mental health treatment each year through…

Read More