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Mental Health Status Improvement

MHMD-1 Reduce the suicide rate
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Leading Health Indicators are a subset of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues.

Baseline: 11.3 suicides per 100,000 population occurred in 2007
Target: 10.2 suicides per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-01.
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Baseline: 1.9 suicide attempts per 100 population occurred in 2009
Target: 1.7 suicide attempts per 100 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-02.
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Baseline: 14.3 percent of adolescents engaged in disordered eating behaviors in an attempt to control their weight in 2009
Target: 12.9 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-05.
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MHMD-4 Reduce the proportion of persons who experience major depressive episodes (MDEs)
MHMD-4.1 Reduce the proportion of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years who experience major depressive episodes (MDEs)
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Leading Health Indicators are a subset of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues.

Baseline: 8.3 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years experienced a major depressive episode in 2008
Target: 7.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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Baseline: 6.5 percent of adults aged 18 years and older experienced a major depressive episode in 2008
Target: 5.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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Treatment Expansion

Baseline: 79.0 percent of primary care facilities provided mental health treatment onsite or by paid referral in 2006
Target: 87.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Uniform Data System (UDS), HRSA/BPHC
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-06.
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Baseline: 68.9 percent of children with mental health problems received treatment in 2008
Target: 75.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-07.
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Baseline: 58.0 percent of juvenile residential facilities screened admissions for mental health problems in 2006
Target: 64.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC), DOJ/OJJDP
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-08.
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MHMD-8 Increase the proportion of persons with serious mental illness (SMI) who are employed
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Baseline: 56.0 percent of persons with serious mental illness (SMI) were employed in 2008
Target: 61.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-04.
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MHMD-9 Increase the proportion of adults with mental health disorders who receive treatment
Baseline: 65.7 percent of adults aged 18 years and older with serious mental illness (SMI) received treatment in 2008
Target: 72.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-09a.
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Baseline: 69.0 percent of adults aged 18 years and older with major depressive episodes received treatment in 2008
Target: 75.9 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-09b.
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Baseline: 3.3 percent of persons with co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders received treatment for both disorders in 2008
Target: 3.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-10.
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MHMD-11 Increase depression screening by primary care providers
Baseline: 2.2 percent of primary care physician office visits included screening for depression in adults aged 19 years and older in 2007
Target: 2.4 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 2.1 percent of primary care physician office visits included screening for depression in youth aged 12 to 18 years in 2005–07
Target: 2.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 37.0 percent of homeless adults with mental health problems received mental health services in 2006
Target: 41.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH), SAMHSA/CMHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-03.
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