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United States Mental Health Surveillance Study 2008-2012


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2012
Series or system 
United States National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)
Mental Health Surveillance Study (MHSS)
Data type
  • Individual
  • Interview

The Mental Health Surveillance Study (MHSS) was a 5-year study that surveyed a sub-sample of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to collect data on selected mental disorders. Telephone interviews were conducted with a modified version of the Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM (SCID). A total of 5,653 participants completed interviews.