The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Releases its Report to Congress
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in collaboration with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently released its Report to Congress on the Nation’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Workforce Issues. Provides an overview of the facts and issues affecting the substance abuse and mental health workforce in America. The report contains demographic data on the behavioral health workforce, major factors that impact the workforce, and efforts to address workforce challenges. It also addresses how the Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act may impact the behavioral health workforce and delivery of care.