Theresa Nguyen, LCSW, Vice President of Policy and Programs Mental Health America
If you have a mental health problem and you are young – or you live in Nevada, Mississippi, or Alabama – chances are you are going to have, or have already faced, incredible difficulty getting the support you need.
For four years, Mental Health America (MHA) has published the State of Mental Health in America report. Our 2018 publication continues to show that the United States of America fails to meet the needs of individuals living with mental health conditions.
While 56 percent of adults with mental illness did not receive treatment, 77 percent of youth with severe depression did not get adequate treatm...