National expenditures for mental health services and substance abuse treatment, 1986-2009

Date: 2013
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Report
Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This report presents estimates and analyses from 1986 through 2009 on expenditures from mental health and substance abuse treatment services, sources of financing, and changes in spending over time and includes a comparison of these expenditures with those for all health care spending.
The report also provides a comprehensive breakdown on how much of this spending comes from private, federal, state and other sources. For example, 66 percent of mental health treatment and 42 percent of substance use disorder treatment spending in 2009 came from Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance.

Settings:  Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse
Planning and Implementing:  Funding