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Community Guide on Mental Health


National Health Statistics Reports: Adverse family experiences among children in nonparental care, 2011–2012 [PDF - 937KB]

NCHS Data Brief: Use of medication prescribed for emotional or behavioral difficulties among children aged 6–17 years in the United States, 2011–2012 [PDF - 447KB]

CDC Grand Rounds: Creating a Healthier Future Through Prevention of Child Maltreatment [PDF - 44KB]

Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children Aged 8 Years — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2010 [PDF - 1MB]

Surveillance for Violent Deaths — National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 States, 2010 [PDF - 63KB]

Vital Signs: Communication between Health Professionals and Their Patients About Alcohol Use — 44 States and the District of Columbia, 2011 [PDF - 798KB]

Announcements: Recommendation Regarding Improving Mental Health and Addressing Mental Illness from the Community Preventive Services Task Force


Health-Related Quality of Life — United States, 2006 and 2010

Suicides — United States, 2005–2009

Announcements: Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit Released

Emergency Department Visits by Patients with Mental Health Disorders — North Carolina, 2008–2010

Mental Health Surveillance Among Children, United States 2005–2011

Suicide and Suicidal Ideation Among Bhutanese Refugees — United States, 2009–2012

Drug-Induced Deaths — United States, 1999–2010

National Health Statistics Reports: Changes in prevalence of parent-reported autism spectrum disorder in school-aged U.S. children: 2007 to 2011–2012  [PDF - 630KB]

NCHS Data Brief: Psychotropic medication use among adolescents: United States, 2005–2010 [PDF - 712KB]

NCHS Data Brief: Dementia special care units in residential care communities: United States, 2010 [PDF - 227KB]


National Health Statistics Reports: Identifying emotional and behavioral problems in children aged 4–17 years: United States, 2001–2007 [PDF - 634KB]

NCHS Data Brief: Diagnostic history and treatment of school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder and special health care needs [PDF - 99KB]

Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 14 Sites, United States, 2008 [PDF - 71KB]

Mental Illness Surveillance among Adults in the United States

NCHS Data Brief: Antidepressant use in persons aged 12 and over: United States, 2005–2008 [PDF - 55KB]

NCHS Data Brief: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among children aged 5–17 years in the United States, 1998–2009 [PDF - 71KB]

Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years --- United States, 2008-2009 [PDF - 88KB]

Suicides --- United States, 1999—2007


Suicides in National Parks --- United States, 2003—2009

Adverse Childhood Experiences Reported by Adults—Five States, 2009 

Increasing Prevalence of Parent-Reported Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Among Children – United States, 2003 and 2007

Vital signs: binge drinking among high school students and adults, United States, 2009

Current Depression Among Adults—United States, 2006 and 2008   

National Depression Screening Day October 7, 2010

Attitudes toward Mental Illness—35 States, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 2007

NCHS Data Brief: Depression and smoking in the U.S. household population aged 20 and over, 2005-2008 [PDF - 31KB]

Special Issue of Preventing Chronic Disease on Mental Health