Status: Baseline only
Increase the proportion of children with mental health problems who receive treatment
Baseline: 73.3 percent of children aged 4 to 17 years with mental health problems received treatment in 2018
Target: 82.4 percent
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Many children in the United States have mental health problems, but most of them don’t get treatment. Individual, group, and family therapy can help treat mental health problems in children.
Workgroup: Mental Health and Mental Disorders Workgroup