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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

The US Mental Health System

HPP 633

This introductory mental health course provides an overview of mental health disorders and associated disease burden and risk factors, and also describes the current configuration of the US mental health industry including associated facilities and providers and best practice methods to treat mental health disorders. This course then emphasizes the importance of public health interventions to supplement existing treatment modalities in order to address mental health disease burden and associated risk factors.
Course Details

Fall 2023


Base Cost: $1,959 ($653/credit)
Term Fee: $75
Start date: Sep 05, 2023
End date: Dec 08, 2023
Last day to add: Sep 18, 2023
Last day to drop: Sep 18, 2023
Last day to withdraw: Oct 31, 2023