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Moving Forward: Comprehensive Integrated Mental Health Plan, 2006-2011 

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Mean Number of Days in Past Month when Mental Health Was Not Good, Alaska and U.S. 2001-2009

Percent of Alaskans Reporting 11-15 Days and 16-30 Days of Poor Mental Health in Past Month, 2001-2--6 

Source: AK DHSS Division of Public Health, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) and CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. 2009 Alaska data includes Supplemental BRFSS.

The “mean” number of days of poor mental health was slightly lower in Alaska than it was in the U.S. for most years between 2001 and 2009.