Results from a survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that the number of people aged 12 and older who had used prescription-type psychotherapeutic drugs for non-medical purposes in the month before being being surveyed had declined from 7.0 million in 2010 to 6.1 million in 2011. Among those aged 18 to 25, current non-medical use of prescription-type drugs was lower in 2011 than during 2003 to 2010. The survey is available at www.samhsa.gov.
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- Psych Congress 2019The annual Psych Congress, held in San Diego, California, from October 3-6, 2019, brings together members of the entire mental health team, including psychiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and primary care physicians, with experts in mental health to improve patient outcomes through education.