According to mental health advocacy group Mental Health America, millions are suffering due to disparity in access to mental health services. The group's new state-by-state report concluded that state insurance exchanges need to be more proactive about ensuring that coverage includes a strong component of mental health services.

Mental Health America advocated for four actions to be taken immediately which, it said, would begin to transform this rampant disparity in mental health services into parity. Those are:

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