Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
70.7 percent (2019)

Target:
79.3 percent 1

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
70.7 percent of children aged 4 to 17 years with mental health problems received treatment in 2019 2

Increase the proportion of children with mental health problems who receive treatment

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

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.



1. Target has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.

2. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.