Mental health is an essential aspect of our everyday life. It impacts how we think, feel, handle stress, interact with others and make decisions. Yet each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), more than 26 million Americans struggle to find accessible mental health care, partly because they have to navigate a complicated and costly system.
The demand for mental health services is growing as 1 in every 5 Americans has a mental health condition. The guide provides several resources, tips and insights on understanding health insurance coverage and finding mental health support.
Funding for this initiative was made possible by grant no. 1H79TI083022 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.