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Schools May Help Close Gap to Mental Health Services For Adolescents With Mental Disorders

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Press Release

Washington D.C., May 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A study published in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that mental health resources provided by schools are significantly associated with whether adolescents with mental disorders receive needed mental health services. In particular, adolescents with disorders attending schools that engage in early identification of emotional problems, are significantly more likely to receive mental health services.

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