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Behavioral Health Market Update

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Published June 2024

Provident is excited to release its Summer ‘24 overview deck on the behavioral health market, which includes key statistics, emerging trends, competitive landscapes, and valuation considerations.

The behavioral health sector has experienced significant consolidation in recent years, with notable M&A activity across several key areas, including autism services, intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), substance use disorder (SUD), mental health, and adolescent behavioral health.

  • Autism Services – 1 in 36 children are diagnosed with Autism
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – Currently ~700,000 Americans are on waiting lists for I/DD services
  • Substance Use Disorder – 47 million Americans are currently struggling with SUD, it is estimated less than half received treatment
  • Mental Health – 72% of the U.S. population lacks access to adequate mental health resources
  • Adolescent Behavioral Health – Anxiety and Depression diagnoses among adolescents have risen 25% since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic

You can access a preview of the presentation below. To access the full presentation, please reach out to the Behavioral Health Coverage Team at

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