Announcement Date: December 4, 2017

Support Community-Based Mental Health Treatment to Lower Hospitalization Costs in the United States

This fact sheet was made leveraging BHECON’s State Chartbooks produced by the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Economics & Policy. This advocacy tool overviews the economic impact of avoidable psychiatric hospitalizations and provides a case example of what happens when an individual with schizophrenia is hospitalized. An editable version exists for your own use.

Created in 2017 by the National Council for Behavioral Health