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State of Alaska

Health Care System Factors for Mental Health - Past 30 Days - Adults (18+) (HA2020 Leading Health Indicator: 9)

Health Care System Factors

Health insurance coverage for mental health problems is often inadequate for persons requiring long-term out-patient psychotherapy. Many psychotherapeutic medications (such as antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs) are prescribed by primary care physicians. Primary care visits are an opportunity to identify and treat some mental health problems.

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Content updated: Wed, 3 Oct 2018 15:06:28 AKDT
The information provided above is from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services' Center for Health Data and Statistics AK-IBIS web site (http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov/). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Thu, 20 June 2019 15:13:36 from Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Center for Health Data and Statistics, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov/ ".

Content updated: Wed, 3 Oct 2018 15:06:28 AKDT