State-Level Projections of Supply and Demand for Behavioral Health Occupations: 2016-2030

State-Level Projections of Supply and Demand for Behavioral Health Occupations: 2016-2030

Health Resources and Services Administration, September 2018

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This brief presents state-level projections of U.S. supply and demand for behavioral health occupations in 2030, with 2016 data serving as baseline. These projections supplement the national projections presented in other briefs and fact sheets prepared by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The occupations modeled in this brief include psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners (NPs), psychiatric physician assistants (PAs), psychologists, addiction counselors, mental health counselors, school counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists. Projections are further reported for adult and pediatric psychiatrists separately.