Adults aged 18 and older receiving mental health treatment* (in thousands), by sex and treatment/counseling type, 2003 (vertical bar chart): Received mental health treatment/counseling: female, 19,340; male, 8,716. Inpatient: female, 960; male 832. Outpatient: female, 10,323; male, 4,896. Prescription medication: female, 16,479; male, 6,773.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Results for the 2003 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: detailed tables. Office of Applied Studies, Rockville, MD, September 2004.

*Excluding treatment for alcohol or drug use.