Bringing Behavioral Health into the Care Continuum: Opportunities to Improve Quality, Costs and Outcomes

TrendWatch report from January 2012

One in four Americans experiences a mental illness or substance abuse disorder each year, and the majority also has a comorbid physical health condition. In 2009, more than 2 million discharges from community hospitals were for a primary diagnosis of mental illness or substance abuse disorder.

 

TrendWatch report

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