Trends in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services at the Nation's Community Health Centers: 1998-2003.

@article{Druss2006TrendsIM,
  title={Trends in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services at the Nation's Community Health Centers: 1998-2003.},
  author={Benjamin G. Druss and Thomas Bornemann and Yvonne W Fry-Johnson and Harriet G McCombs and Robert M Politzer and George Rust},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2006},
  volume={96 10},
  pages={1779-84}
}
OBJECTIVE We examined trends in delivery of mental health and substance abuse services at the nation's community health centers. METHODS Analyses used data from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Care's (BPHC) 1998 and 2003 Uniform Data System, merged with county-level data. RESULTS Between 1998 and 2003, the number of patients diagnosed with a mental health/substance abuse disorder in community health centers increased from 210,000 to 800,000. There… CONTINUE READING

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