Thursday, May 19, 2011

Support for Screening

From TeenScreen - National Center for Mental Health Checkups at Columbia University

With research continuing to show the importance of early identification of mental illness, momentum for mental health screening is accelerating. Federal agencies and health policy, mental health organizations, physician and medical organizations, education and advocacy groups support mental health screening for youth. A growing number of state agencies have also made screening a priority, spearheading strategies with community advocates to incorporate screening into teen suicide prevention programs.

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