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New Federal Data Describe Mental Health, Substance Use Among LGB Adults

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released important new findings indicating that LGB adults are more likely than others to experience mental illness or a substance use disorder, but also somewhat more likely to get the treatment they need. The findings represent the first time that the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) has asked participants about their sexual orientation.
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