MHMD-10 Increase the proportion of persons with co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders who receive treatment for both disorders

National Data Source
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Yes
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
2.7 (2008)
Target
3.0
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of adults aged 18 or older with co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders who receive treatment for both disorders
Denominator
Number of adults aged 18 or older with co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

Persons answering affirmatively to any of the battery of questions in the mental health service utilization module were considered to have received treatment.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

The original baseline was revised from 3.0 to 2.7 due to a change in programming. The target was adjusted from 3.3 to 3.0 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.