Overflowing Demand for Mental Health Care Stretching Hospitals, New Data Shows
Thursday, March 2, 2023
Shortages can lead to a range of other problems, like patients ending up hospitalized far from home or getting lower quality care. 22 states reported increased waiting lists and 14 reported overcrowding in 2021, according to a report by NRI for the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD). CBS News reported on this using NRI Profile Report data. Read more.