Latest New Freedom Commission on Mental Health Stories
Re "State's mental health services need attention" (Sunday Monitor editorial, Aug. 10): Thank you for bringing to the public's attention the catastrophic state of New Hampshire's system of delivery of mental health services.
By Puskar, Kathryn Rose Bernardo, Lisa Marie PURPOSE. This article discusses how school nurses promote mental health and subsequent academic achievement by screening and referral for children demonstrating mental health problems.
By Stambaugh, Leyla Faw Mustillo, Sarah A; Burns, Barbara J; Stephens, Robert L; Et al This study examined outcomes for 320 youth in a Center for Mental Health Services system-of-care demonstration site. Youth received wraparound-only (n = 213), MST-only (n = 54), or wraparound + MST (n = 53).
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States can start to transform its fragmented mental health care system requiring insurers to treat mental illnesses like any other disease, a group of 16 organizations proposed on Wednesday.