Affording psychiatric meds: Our mental health series

Affording psychiatric meds: Our mental health series

(Updated 2022) We are an increasingly medicated nation. Between 1996 and 2010, prescriptions for psychiatric medications rose from 150.3 million to 396.7 million. More than half of these prescriptions (207.9 million) were for antidepressants. In fact, between 2008 and 2010, prescriptions for antidepressants rose by more than 20 million. For those who require psychiatric medications to treat […]