APRN Reports & Statistics
Psychiatric-Mental Health APRN Salary
Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Workforce & APRN Role
The National Council Medical Director Institute published a 2017 white paper exploring the shortage of psychiatric providers.
The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce published a 2015 report analyzing the growing need for qualified nurses.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) conducted the 2012 National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners to provide accurate national estimates of the nurse practitioner workforce and to profile their education, certification, and practice patterns.
From the staff at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), this policy paper focuses on proposed state-level changes to statutes and rules governing the “scope of practice” of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs). The paper notes the potential benefits of improved competition and cites research "suggesting that APRNs provide safe and effective care within the scope of their training, certification, and licensure." ()
From the Congressional Research Service, an analysis of "core mental health providers", which this report defines as advanced practice psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, and marriage and family therapists.
National Survey Results (2011) - From ANCC, a report pertaining to the practice of psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners, based on the results of a 2011 national study of practice of PMH-NPs.
From AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program, materials that summarize the comparative efficacy, effectiveness and adverse effects of 13 second-generation antidepressants used to treat adults suffering from depression.
In response to a request from the public about antipsychotics used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in adults (U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved indications), a systematic review was undertaken to examine what is known about the comparative effectiveness, benefits, and adverse effects of these drugs.
NIMH & SAMHSA Reports & Data
Find mental health research information from across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other federal departments on this page. The page includes information on the prevalence of mental disorders and treatment, mental health-related disability, suicide, and the economic costs associated with mental illness.
Presents a set of substance use and mental health indicators from population and treatment facility-based data sets. Provides point-in-time and trend data reflecting the status and progress in improving key behavioral health indicators. Reports for each state as well as for the overall nation.