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TU-10.5 Increase tobacco cessation counseling in mental health care settings

About the Data: National

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
National Mental Health Services Survey (N-MHSS); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
24.0 (2010)
Target: 
26.4
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of mental health care facilities who reported offering smoking cessation counseling services.

Denominator: 

Number of mental health care facilities.

Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2010 National Mental Health Services Survey (N-MHSS):

    Which of these supportive services and practices are offered at this facility, at this location?

      Smoking cessation services ...........................yes/no
Data Collection Frequency: 
Biennial
Methodology Notes: 

    Facilities include those designated as eligible by their state substance abuse office that are listed in the National Directory and online Treatment Facility Locator.

Trend Issues: 
The N-MHSS is a point-prevalence survey. It provides information on the mental health treatment system and its clients as of a pre-selected reference date (April 30, 2010). Client counts reported here do not represent annual totals. Rather, the N-MHSS provides a “snapshot” of mental health treatment facilities and clients on an average day or month.

About the Data: State

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the state-level data.

Data Source: 
National Mental Health Services Survey (N-MHSS); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Measure: 
percent
Numerator: 

Number of mental health care facilities who reported offering smoking cessation counseling services.

Denominator: 

Number of mental health care facilities.

Questions Used to Obtain the State Data: 

      From the 2010 National Mental Health Services Survey (N-MHSS):

      Which of these supportive services and practices are offered at this facility, at this location?

        Smoking cessation services ...........................yes/no
Data Collection Frequency: 
Biennial
Methodology Notes: 

      Facilities include those designated as eligible by their state substance abuse office that are listed in the National Directory and online Treatment Facility Locator.

Trend Issues: 
The N-MHSS is a point-prevalence survey. It provides information on the mental health treatment system and its clients as of a pre-selected reference date (April 30, 2010). Client counts reported here do not represent annual totals. Rather, the N-MHSS provides a “snapshot” of mental health treatment facilities and clients on an average day or month.

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
In 2014, this objective was added as a new Developmental objective for the TU topic area. In 2015, this objective was moved to measurable. The baseline was set at 24.0% of mental health care facilities offered tobacco cessation counseling in 2010. The target was set at 26.4% using the target-setting method of 10% improvement.