SAMHSA http://kunm.org en New Mexico Leads Nation In Per Capita Mental Illness http://kunm.org/post/new-mexico-leads-nation-capita-mental-illness <p>A new federal report ranks New Mexico as the state with the highest percentage of citizens with mental illness. But the 416-page survey also reveals states in the Southwest are above average in many areas like access to mental health services.</p><p>The purpose of the <a href="http://www.samhsa.gov/data/2012BehavioralHealthUS/Index.aspx" target="target_blank">Behavioral Health 2012 report</a> is to look at where states stand in relation to national averages. The hope is for policy makers to examine areas of the mental health system that need help.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:35:57 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 36995 at http://kunm.org