By Deborah Brauser
Originally published January 27, 2015
Behavioral health in the United States appears to be improving, especially for those between the ages of 12 and 17 years, a new report suggests.
The latest national behavioral health barometer from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showed that treatment for adults with mental illness increased from 62.9% in 2012 to 68.5% 1 year later. Substance use treatment for all age groups also increased significantly.
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