Status: Baseline only
Increase the proportion of adults with major depressive episodes (MDEs) who receive treatment
Baseline: 64.8 percent of adults aged 18 years and over with MDEs received treatment in the past 12 months, as reported in 2018
Target: 69.5 percent
Depression is a common problem among U.S. adults. Medication and different types of talk therapy are effective at treating depression. And treatment plans that connect primary care providers, patients, and mental health specialists can help adults get the care they need.
Workgroup: Mental Health and Mental Disorders Workgroup