OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry Statistics The total number of mental health organizations in the United States increased 90% between 1970 and 1998 from 3,005 to 5,722 (see Table 1). The category with the largest single increase was "all other organizations" increasing from 1,176 in 1970 to 2,832 in 1998. This category includes freestanding psychiatric outpatient clinics, partial care organizations, and multi-service mental health organizations. There were also gains in the number of private . . .
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