Pennsylvania created two additional goals at the summit. The first was to increase the percent of state mental health treatment facilities using Ask-Advise-Refer from 42.97% in 2017 to 100% by 2020. The second was to increase the percent of state substance abuse treatment facilities using Ask-Advise-Refer from 57.6% in 2017 to 100% by 2020. Data collection source to be determined. Until source is available, SAMHSA surveys will be used. Tobacco Use Screening in N-MHSS and N-SSATS 2015 to be used as proxy baseline. Updated data for these two goals has not been provided to SCLC.
Updated data for Pennsylvania
For consistency in benchmarking and measuring the progress of all states, SCLC has been tracking BRFSS data. Here are the results:
Smoking prevalence among adults by frequent poor mental health status
Summit Year 2017: 37.4% 2020: 26.4%
Smoking prevalence among adults by heavy drinking status
Summit Year 2017: 29.5% 2020: 27.5%
In 2020, the smoking rate among adults with Poor Mental Health was 26.4%. The smoking rate among adult Heavy Drinkers was 27.5%.
View data from all Leadership Academy States.
Poor mental health – self report 14 or more days with poor mental health in the past 30 days
Heavy drinking: 2015 to present defined as consuming on average more than 14 drinks per week for men, more than 7 drinks per week for women; 2011 to 2014 defined as consuming on average more than 2 drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women.
Baseline determined using 2015 BRFSS.
Baseline at Summit determined using 2015 Pennsylvania Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, PA Department of Health.