Document Type

Issue Brief

Publication Date

4-14-2000

Abstract

This paper summarizes the key findings of "Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General," which was released on December 13, 1999, by U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher. Topics include the significance of mental illness, the effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment, the widespread lack of treatment, access problems and their causes, the significance of stigma, and the prevention of mental illness.

Comments

Issue brief no. 754

Open Access

yes

 
 

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