This report present results from the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Mental Health Findings, including national estimates of the prevalence of past year mental disorders and past year mental health service utilization for youths aged 12 to 17 and adults aged 18 or older. Among adults, estimates presented include rates and numbers of persons with any mental illness (AMI), serious mental illness (SMI), suicidal thoughts and behavior, major depressive episode (MDE), treatment for depression (among adults with MDE), and mental health service utilization. Estimates for youths include MDE, treatment for depression (among youths with MDE), and mental health service utilization. Measures related to the co-occurrence of mental disorders with substance use or with substance use disorders also are presented for both adults and youths. The report focuses mainly on trends between 2011 and 2012. Results are also provided by age group, gender, race/ethnicity, education level, employment status, county type, poverty level, insurance status, overal health, and geographic area.
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