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Statistical data in the field of psychology comes from a variety of sources including case studies conducted in educational institutions, governmental institutions, and for-profit as well as non-profit organizations.
Psychology Data Sources
National Institute of Mental Health
Information on the Institute's clinical studies, extramural and intramural research programs, and research reports on genetics, children, parity, and prevention.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
This site provides information on prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses
National Center for Health Statistics
NCHS allows users to find key statistics on a variety of health resources. Includes data download and other tools.
FASTSTATS: CDC Mental Health Stats
Through the Center for Distease Control, FastStats provides statistics on mental health.
Health Statistics | MedlinePlus
Health statistics are numbers about some aspect of health. Statistics relating to births, deaths, marriages and divorces are sometimes called "vital statistics." Researchers use statistics to see patterns of diseases in groups of people. This can help in figuring out who is at risk for certain diseases, finding ways to control diseases and deciding which diseases should be studied.