Mental Health America: mhascreening.org Paul Gionfriddo Theresa Nguyen MHA Screening: What We Are Learning from Early Identification Recovery Prevention Integrated Care and Treatment Early Identification and Intervention MHA Screening (mhascreening.org) • • • • • • • • Launched 4/22/14 online. Four screening tools – depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD. Anonymous screening. Immediate results. Voluntary demographic data input. Survey questions (customizable). Follow-up options. 1,000 screens per day. MHA Screening • • • Provides valuable insight into the mental health and well-being of America as a whole. Identifies specific mental health concerns among segments (geographic, demographic) of the population. Suggests approaches and strategies for reaching people who are concerned about their own mental health and well-being. 4 The First 100,000 Screens: Women v Men Age of Screeners 55-64 6% 65+ 2% 45-54 10% 18-24 45% 35-44 13% 25-34 23% Race/Ethnicity Asian or Pacific Islander 6% Black or African American (nonHispanic) 7% More than one Hispanic or of the above 4% Latino 10% Native White (nonHispanic) 70% American or American Indian Other 1% 2% 30 States with 500+ Screens Completed 2500+: CA, TX, FL, NY 1500+: PA, OH, IL 1000+: MI, IN, NC, GA, NJ, VA, TN, WA 500+: AL, CO, CT, IA, KY, LA, MA, MD, MO, MN, OK, OR, SC, UT, WI Overall Results: Moderate to Severe 15,117 People Scored Moderate to Severely Anxious 39,927 People Scored Moderate to Severely Depressed 66,341 6,184, People Scored Positive for Bipolar 5,113, People Scored Positive for PTSD 9 Are you currently, or have you ever been, diagnosed with a mental health condition by a professional? No 34% 66% Yes Diagnosed – Moderate to Severe NOT Diagnosed: 23,965 People Results: Low Income v. High Income Serious Illness Minimal to Moderate Illness 8675 5120 5109 4274 Less than $20,000 $80,000+ What Next Steps Do You Plan To Take? Discuss results with MH professional 16% Do Nothing 35% Take another screen immediately 14% Discuss the results with PCP 16% Discuss results with family or friend 12% Take screens regularly 7% What Might You Want From MHA? To find providers who accept my insurance in my area 18% Other (please specify) 9% Additional info about where to go to get mental health help 31% A suite of online, selfhelp tools or apps 28% To contact a peer to discuss results and next steps 14% THANK YOU AND QUESTIONS.