Behavioral & Mental Health

The grip of addiction and the challenges of mental health issues take their toll on both individuals and society. Westat supports efforts to reduce, treat, and prevent these issues through our work on surveillance systems, health services research, and program and policy evaluations.

Project Highlights

What stops veterans' access to mental health services?

Following the large number of deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, the incidence of mental health disorders has increased among veterans. These disorders include post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, substance...