Navigation Links
Ranking America's Mental Health: An Analysis of Depression Across the States
Date:11/29/2007

Satellite Newsfeed Notification

Date of Satellite Feeds: Thursday, 11/29 and Friday, 11/30

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ --

Details: Depression is a devastating illness that affects more than 19 million Americans. Despite its prevalence, depression often goes undiagnosed and untreated. Ranking America's Mental Health is a first-of-its-kind study examining the statistical relationship between a variety of access-to-care measures and mental health outcomes for depression. Mental Health America will unveil the findings of this study and present a ranking of depression across the states.

Mental Health America created two different rankings of the states: one showing the state rankings of depression and one showing the state rank in terms suicide rates. The depression rankings were based on the percent of adolescents and adults with depression, the percent of adults with serious psychological distress and reported mental health days. The data come from nationally representative surveys conducted by the United States government.

State Rankings and more information about the study is available at http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net

The state rankings of depression status were correlated with statistically significant access-to-care measures. The study found the following 5 factors to be associated with better depression status and lower suicide rates:

Mental health resources: The more mental health professionals per capita in a state, the lower the suicide rate.

Barriers to treatment: The fewer people reporting that they could not afford healthcare, the lower the suicide rate and the better the state's depression status. In addition, the fewer people reporting unmet mental health care needs, the better the state's depression status.

Mental health treatment utilization: The more people receiving mental health treatment,
'/>"/>

SOURCE Mental Health America
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Securians Minnesota Life Continues to Climb Group Life Rankings
2. Johnson & Johnson Tops Annual Pharmaceutical Company Rankings in a New Report From Industry-Leading Publication Scrip
3. New Analysis Underscores Legality of Physician Ranking and Public Reporting Systems When Used by Health Insurers to Improve Health Care Quality
4. U.S.News & World Report, NCQA Release Annual Rankings for Americas Best Health Plans
5. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida NCQA/U.S. News & World Report Ranking
6. 2007 Americas Health Rankings(TM) Show a Decline in the Overall Health of the Nation
7. Empire BlueCross BlueShield and New York Attorney General Reach Agreement on Guidelines for State Doctor Ranking Programs
8. Experimental anti-cancer drug made from corn lillies kills brain tumor stem cells
9. College Mental Health Expert and Sister of Student Who Died By Suicide Available to Discuss College Mental Health Issues
10. HHS Announces $75 Million in Supplemental Funding to States for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
11. Virginia Tech Review Panel Calls For Reform of Mental Health Treatment Law
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... The Natural Multiple Sclerosis Treatment review ... to Gary M. Levin’s cure program. , Levin ... this serious disorder. Levin says that multiple sclerosis actually ... be found in patients. , Dr. Gary M. ... years, Levin has worked with patients suffering from MS. ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 Winter is here down under, ... in Sydney’s central business district. That is, until a ... transformed the otherwise ordinary day into a celebration—a celebration ... ardent advocates of The Truth About Drugs, a drug ... . They woke up the city with a rousing ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Daily Gossip reveals in its review that ... that will permanently eliminate all the symptoms associated to this ... will banish symptoms such as mild hearing loss, as well ... patients will be gone forever. , The method will lead ... of this program says that at the end of the ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... --,The time at which heart attack patients arrive at ... research suggests. Showing up at the emergency room ... with a 13 percent higher risk for death than ... year, more than 250,000 people suffer a ST-elevation myocardial ... which is caused by a complete blockage of blood ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although the bite of ... heal well if left alone, an expert notes. ... an adverse reaction to a brown recluse spider bite, ... Poison Center, particularly since these potentially dangerous bites are ... for us to do nothing. The [bite] has classic ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Natural Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Review Reveals the Inside Story to Gary M. Levin’s Cure Program 2Health News:Sydney Business District “Rocked” by The Truth About Drugs 2Health News:Tinnitus Miracle Review Exposes the Only Holistic System for Tinnitus Cure 2Health News:Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes 2Health News:Brown Recluse Spider Bites on the Rise, Expert Warns 2
... regulators told a Congressional panel today that some biological ... -- are simple enough// to produce in generic versions, ... ,Generic versions of certain biologics have been ... approval came only after manufacturers conducted rigorous human clinical ...
... of governments of Western Pacific countries in fighting tuberculosis (TB), ... control the disease. ,The region has successfully met ... of TB cases and curing at least 85 percent of ... body's TB programme. ,He was speaking at a ...
... Researchers from the decades long Framingham Heart Study, say that if ... there is a good chance// of you having lessened the risk ... continue, if your parents died young, diet and exercise may well ... published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, show that middle-aged children ...
... of industrial chemicals has suggested that we may not ... prolonged use of non-stick frying// pans and baking trays; ... penetrate into our system causing health problems, they said. ... Notification and Assessment Scheme or NICNAS said it is ...
... mattresses and TVs contain possibly hazardous chemicals called polybrominated ... National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Environmental ... ,It is not yet clear how dangerous these PBDEs ... of Europe. Their structure is strikingly similar to that ...
... soldiers who are suffering from mental illness after serving ... 18 months or longer for treatment// from the National ... figures released by British Ministry of Defence (MoD) showed ... health conditions after returning from Iraq since 2003. More ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Caution Urged on Biologic Drugs 2Health News:WHO Calls for Greater Efforts to Fight TB 2Health News:Take Heart If Your Parents Died at a Ripe Old Age: Framingham Heart Study 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... , July 29, 2014 New technology in ... could allow physicians to see and assess brain tissue ... according to study authors who released their findings today ... Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. ... the field of neurointervention, a specialty that facilitates stroke ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 McGraw-Hill Education Professional, a leading global ... and medical communities, has announced the launch of the ... of the world-renowned medical education platform. ... , available for download onto all iOS and Android ... gain access to valuable AccessMedicine diagnostic resources ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... CITY and TORONTO ... EastGate Acquisitions Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging ... the development of improved novel formulations and ... molecules announces expansion of its pharmaceutical development ... development direction includes large molecule drugs that will ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Technology May Improve Visualization Of The Brain During Stroke Treatment 2New Technology May Improve Visualization Of The Brain During Stroke Treatment 3McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 2McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 3EastGate Acquisitions Announces Expansion of its Pharmaceutical Developments Implementing its Sub-Micron Platform Technology 2EastGate Acquisitions Announces Expansion of its Pharmaceutical Developments Implementing its Sub-Micron Platform Technology 3EastGate Acquisitions Announces Expansion of its Pharmaceutical Developments Implementing its Sub-Micron Platform Technology 4
... Seen Since Presentation at ASCO ... Alvespimycin Plus Trastuzumab Plus ... Paclitaxel Regimen, HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. ... a Phase 1 clinical,trial showing that alvespimycin, its second-generation Hsp90 inhibitor,demonstrated antitumor ...
... Sept. 7 Roche announced today that three,clinical data ... for presentation at the 2007 Breast Cancer Symposium in ... abstracts include data from the XeNA (Xeloda in NeoAdjuvant),trial, ... Herceptin in,patients with invasive breast cancer. The third presentation ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Kosan's Second-Generation Hsp90 Inhibitor, Alvespimycin, Shows 42% Clinical Benefit in Phase 1 HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial 2Kosan's Second-Generation Hsp90 Inhibitor, Alvespimycin, Shows 42% Clinical Benefit in Phase 1 HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial 3Kosan's Second-Generation Hsp90 Inhibitor, Alvespimycin, Shows 42% Clinical Benefit in Phase 1 HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial 4Kosan's Second-Generation Hsp90 Inhibitor, Alvespimycin, Shows 42% Clinical Benefit in Phase 1 HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial 5Xeloda XeNA Study Analyses of Xeloda, Docetaxel and Herceptin Combination Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer Featured at Major New Breast Cancer Symposium 2Xeloda XeNA Study Analyses of Xeloda, Docetaxel and Herceptin Combination Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer Featured at Major New Breast Cancer Symposium 3
Provides the security of suture and ease of automated knot tying for vascular closure of 5-8F....
... The all-new Canon CF-60DSi is an all-digital ... simple configuration, and an efficient workflow. ... mounts -- The Canon EOS-1Ds series SLR digital ... a 11.1 mega pixel resolution and the new ...
... The AIA-360 is a sophisticated Aumated Immunoassay ... This analyzer has a footprint of 16 X ... lbs. Its compact design is ideal for ... STAT testing, such as cardiac panels, as well ...
... a simple one, help physicians serve their ... the physician is provided with significantly useful ... This technical accomplishment is combined with dedicated ... The device features: High ...
Medicine Products: