SF Expenditures on Mental Health

Mental health issues tend to be underreported but still affect a significant number of Americans and San Franciscans. Major cities like San Francisco offer services to aid those with Mental Health issue, but are often overburdened, and when States slash funding for public health services, major cities are affected the most. Although big cities such as San Francisco usually have a larger variety of services available for those who can’t normally afford them, they also have a much larger population to serve.

This chart shows how San Francisco’s Budget has actually increased while the states have been cutting funding for Mental Health Services.

 

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