Monitoring Californians' Mental Health

Population Surveillance Reveals Gender, Racial/Ethnic, Age, and Regional Disparities

by Nicole K. Eberhart, M. Audrey Burnam, Rachana Seelam, Olena Bogdan, Joshua Breslau

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Data from the California Health Interview Survey can facilitate the state, regional, and county tracking of key mental health indicators, including mental health services, service use, unmet need for services, and mental health–related functioning.

The research described in this report was funded the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and conducted by RAND Health.

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