California a Bit Crazy, Survey Finds

A massive, years-in-the making survey this week released by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research reveals what many out-of-staters have snidely pontificated for years: We're having mental problems here.

One out of every five adults in the Golden State — nearly 5 million people — acknowledge the need for help coping with a mental or emotional problem, according to the California Heath Interview Survey. Yet only one-third of those folks reported actually visiting a mental health professional.

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