A Report on America’s Health Care System for Adults with Serious Mental Illness
Grading the States 2009: A Report on America’s Health Care Sytem for Adults with Serious Mental Illness
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United States Grade: D

Mental health care in America is in crisis. The nation’s mental health care system gets a dismal D. As the nation confronts a severe economic crisis, demand for mental health services is increasing -- but state budget cuts are creating a vicious cycle that is leaving some of our most vulnerable citizens behind. We must move forward, not retreat ... more

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"Recovery does NOT mean I will be rid of my mental illness. It means I can learn how to manage my symptoms better and better all the time. I will still have occasional set-backs, but my mental health is in the process of recovery."
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Mike Fitzpatrick, NAMI Executive Director

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