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Mental health screening has been demonstrated to successfully connect African-American middle school students from a predominantly low-income area with school-based mental health services.
Trauma-informed services and supports can lead to improved school attendance, fewer arrests, and reduced suicide attempts WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to data released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), children and youth affected by traumatic events improve their functioning in community-based "system of care" programs.
Strategic Partnership to Educate Families About Link Between Substance Abuse and Mental Illness and Broaden Scope of Shared Resources on Teen Health NEW YORK, Feb.
WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Mental health screening data collected in 2005 as compared to 2010 shows an increase in the number of Americans reporting symptoms of depression and other mood and anxiety disorders.
By Dave Marcus and Christine Armario, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 24--With school ending, students ease into the lazy-hazy rhythms of summer. But it's also a time of heightened danger that can end in the glaring lights of hospital emergency rooms -- or worse.