Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers: 8 January 2018

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The percentage of 830,825 VA patients "who screened positive for unhealthy alcohol use" between 10/1/09–5/30/13 who had "documented PTSD," according to a new article in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment -- Alcohol-related and mental health care for patients with unhealthy alcohol use and posttraumatic stress disorder in a National Veterans Affairs cohort.

By the Numbers: 11 December 2017

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The percentage of U.S. adults age 18+ who had "any mental illness" in 2016, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). This comprises 44.7 million adults. Roughly 10.4 million adults had "a serious mental illness " (4.2%), and 35 million "received mental health care" (14.4%).