Skip to main content
Related Topic: Labor and Employment

DO NOT DELETE - NCSL Page Search Data

Related Resources

Mental Health Workforce Toolkit

Discover a wealth of insights and initiatives aimed at transforming mental health care across diverse communities and workplaces in America. Explore policy reports addressing discrimination and parity issues in mental health insurance benefits, as well as disparities in rural, racial, and ethnic populations. Gain valuable perspectives on the urgent need to address provider shortages in behavioral health services and innovative approaches to expanding workplace care and support. Delve into state

Policy Snapshot: Behavioral Health Workforce Shortages

As the prevalence of mental and behavioral health conditions and substance use disorders increases, so does the need for mental and behavioral health care professionals. States are taking several approaches to increasing the availability of mental health providers and considering policy options to reduce the workforce shortage of behavioral health professionals.
  • Contact NCSL

  • For more information on this topic, use this form to reach NCSL staff.