Behavioral Health Visit Volumes Soar as Primary Care Dips

Behavioral health care visit volumes have increased by more than 20% since the pandemic. Meanwhile, primary care volumes have dipped. This is primarily driven by an increase in visit volumes for anxiety, eating disorders and substance use disorder care, according to the 2023 Trends Shaping the Health Economy report by Trilliant Health. Visit volumes for […]

America’s Behavioral Health Crisis Is Worsening, New Statistics Suggest

The demand for behavioral health services continues to outpace the supply of services. In particular, the demand for eating disorder and anxiety disorder treatment has grown significantly since 2019, according to a new report by Trilliant Health. For example, the visit volume for eating disorders has increased by 52.6% from 2019 to 2022. Additionally, visit […]

Behavioral Health Visits up 17% Of Pre-COVID Levels

Demand for and utilization of behavioral health is growing, yet declining in the rest of health care. Omitting care for COVID-19, behavioral health visit volume is 16.8% above while volume for all other health care services volume is 6.2% below pre-pandemic levels. The report compared care levels during the first quarters of 2019 and 2022. […]

US Regions Have Stark Imbalance in the Number of Behavioral Health Providers

New data shows the stark imbalance between the markets with the highest and lowest concentrations of behavioral health providers. The data, compiled and released by Trilliant Health, assessed the market concentration of primary care providers (PCPs) and behavioral health providers. The national median for behavioral health providers was 61 per 100,000 residents compared to 110 […]

​​Adult Adderall Prescriptions Outnumber Formal Diagnoses

The number of Adderall prescriptions has spiked for Millennial patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, Adderall prescriptions for adults ages 22 to 44, have jumped by 15.1% from Q2 2020 to Q2 2021. That’s according to a new report by Trilliant Health, which shed light on the use of Adderall, a stimulant used to […]

Despite Tele-Behavioral Health Adoption, Mental Health ED Visits Surpass Pre-Pandemic Volumes

Despite the uptick in tele-behavioral health adoption during the pandemic, in 2021 emergency departments continued to see a rise in volume for mental health conditions. “Based upon fundamental economic principles, telehealth is only a viable ‘substitute good’ for behavioral health,” Chief Research and Market Strategy Officer Sanjula Jain wrote in a new report from Trilliant […]