Wednesday, October 19, 2011

I missed Mental Health Awareness Week but Here are the State-by-State Rankings

The Boston Globe headline:
R.I. tops mental illness list

I half-way expected a New York Times Story, "Jersey Nuttier than We Are!"
From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

This is a color coded map comparing serious mental illness (SMI) in past year among persons aged 18 or older, by location: percentages, annual averages based on 2008 and 2009 NSDUHs. Refer to Table 1 for accessible data for this figure.