SAMHSA’s 2015 Barometer Tracks the Behavioral Health of America

February 05, 2016

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

SAMHSA’s most recent National Behavioral Health Barometer report (Barometer) highlights important trends in Americans’ behavioral health at the national and state levels. The 2015 findings cover issues such as the prevalence rates of youth and adult substance use, serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, and people seeking treatment for these disorders. The findings can assist policy makers and public health providers in targeting programs and interventions to achieve the greatest impact.