Sanjula Jain, Ph.D.
October 30, 2022
Chief Researcher and Editor:
Joaquim Cardoso MSc.
health transformation . portal
October 31, 2022
In contrast, all other healthcare encounters — broadly inclusive of inpatient, outpatient, and virtual encounters — are down by 6% (Figure 2).
- At the peak of the pandemic, over 40% of U.S. adults reported symptoms of anxiety and/or depression.6
- From August 2020 to February 2021, the percentage of adults with symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorders increased by 5.1 percentage points (from 36.4% to 41.5%).7
This spike in demand for behavioral health care underscores the ongoing behavioral health crisis in the country, which cannot be met with the current supply of behavioral health providers.