Table 4

Estimates of the need for additional behavioral health patients and staff in 2010 by state1
State Mental health patients Psychiatrist FTE Licensed MH FTE2 Other MH FTE3 Substance abuse patients Substance abuse providers
AK 5,652 3.2 6.6 5.0 1,178 6.4
AL 39,916 16.0 100.6 38.2 5,116 30.8
AR 18,512 7.6 45.7 18.5 2,755 15.8
AZ 36,331 18.9 99.2 40.9 5,967 38.6
CA 298,138 118.8 779.9 280.6 46,093 277.3
CO 37,120 21.1 113.5 38.8 8,145 50.4
CT 17,656 4.0 20.0 18.0 3,797 21.9
DC 2,790 1.1 30.8 8.1 2,380 13.6
DE 3,498 1.7 8.2 4.3 535 3.1
FL 103,175 44.3 297.6 115.8 15,435 96.6
GA 41,670 16.0 98.7 40.9 5,668 30.6
HI 5,881 2.8 10.7 6.0 1,687 7.1
IA 17,687 7.6 42.2 18.7 2,730 15.8
ID 7,401 3.7 11.1 14.0 1,693 10.9
IL 104,439 39.1 283.8 117.5 20,697 115.4
IN 26,280 13.4 70.9 24.7 4,749 27.5
KS 9,814 4.7 17.5 12.3 1,833 9.4
KY 27,927 12.8 68.8 33.1 4,543 25.3
LA 13,704 7.0 30.1 20.0 3,219 16.7
MA 43,818 16.7 77.9 46.0 8,320 45.0
MD 22,866 7.8 40.0 27.6 3,289 17.4
ME 10,496 5.3 17.8 15.8 2,138 13.0
MI 47,030 23.8 100.1 58.8 8,409 46.7
MN 7,664 5.6 19.3 9.2 2,117 14.6
MO 27,773 11.8 60.1 29.1 4,611 31.1
MS 38,201 16.4 96.6 37.6 5,129 32.7
MT 6,054 4.5 13.5 8.0 1,199 6.9
NC 36,461 16.0 94.7 38.5 5,723 34.7
ND 3,019 1.3 7.0 3.1 358 2.2
NE 3,303 2.6 13.3 3.5 1,064 6.3
NH 6,405 3.4 13.5 7.0 703 4.5
NJ 49,345 20.2 120.0 47.4 7,565 44.3
NM 15,411 7.3 29.0 20.0 3,672 19.5
NY 111,123 36.4 216.4 133.5 18,775 114.7
OH 45,883 19.4 111.0 52.7 8,029 46.0
OK 12,080 5.1 25.7 13.6 2,220 13.9
OR 14,177 8.5 26.6 17.1 3,474 15.0
PA 50,328 17.2 126.2 42.8 8,405 58.4
PR 43,724 18.8 113.0 49.4 7,052 40.5
RI 9,254 5.3 20.5 11.5 2,054 11.8
SC 35,732 15.8 85.1 41.0 6,107 35.2
SD 6,747 2.8 16.4 7.2 1,055 6.0
TN 38,603 17.3 94.8 42.4 6,456 38.5
TX 95,741 36.4 237.4 112.5 16,446 99.4
UT 10,593 5.9 25.0 12.5 2,132 12.2
VA 27,912 12.7 59.1 32.1 4,713 26.7
VT 7,045 3.1 14.1 11.4 1,259 7.6
WA 55,700 29.3 140.6 47.6 9,566 55.7
WI 11,051 3.7 35.7 18.3 3,645 20.8
WV 36,414 15.6 86.2 42.1 5,675 32.0
WY 1,625 0.5 3.7 2.5 178 1.9

1States and U.S. territories with fewer than 3 grantees were excluded from this table.

2Psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, other licensed mental health professionals (psychiatric social workers, psychiatric nurse practitioners, family therapists, and other licensed master’s degree-prepared clinicians).

3Certified individuals who provide counseling, treatment or support services related to mental health professionals.

Burke et al.

Burke et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:245   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-245

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