U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

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Children Aged 2-17 Years Who Needed but Did Not Receive* Mental Healthcare/Counseling in the Past Year, by Age, 2007

Percent of children needing treatment:

  • Total 40.0
  • 2-5 Years 57.8
  • 6-11 Years 42.2
  • 12-17 Years 33.7

*Both need for treatment and receipt of treatment are based on parent report.

Source I.7: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Children’s Health

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