Recent News‎ > ‎

Spill-Over Costs of Budget Cuts in Behavioral Health

posted Oct 15, 2009, 8:02 AM by DC Behavioral Health Association   [ updated Jul 29, 2010, 5:23 PM ]

As behavioral health services face budget cuts across the nation, the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare releases a factsheet on the spillover costs of untreated mental illness and substance abuse disorders.  Every dolllar invested in treatment reaps $7.46 in state savings.