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November 27, 2012 | Program Result
The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools conducted research and analysis to explore strategies to increase the number, quality, and sustainability of school mental health services and programs.
April 1, 2012 | Journal Article
PIER offers a new model for community health education that, in contrast to traditional mental health education, strengthens capacity for proactive engagement of key stakeholders in youth mental health.
November 20, 2011 | Story
Projects in Boston and Minneapolis, Minn., provided special school-connected mental health services to help refugees and immigrants recover from trauma under Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth.
January 28, 2009 | Journal Article
Rapid repeat pregnancies (RRPs) in adolescents are poorly understood, even though they are some of the pregnancies at highest risk for poor outcomes. This study showed that aggression was associated with higher risk of an RRP, but life history factors such as abuse and depression were not.
April 20, 2009 | Program Result
The Community Empowerment Association, a social services organization in Pittsburgh, expanded its capacity to provide community-based services to youth with mental, emotional and behavioral health challenges in eight disadvantaged neighborhoods.
May 1, 2006 | Journal Article
In 2001–2002, 269 low-socioeconomic status (SES) Latino children aged 2–16 who were seen by primary care providers (PCPs) at a well-child care center were screened for a variety of psychosocial disorders, in order to determine how effective PCPs wer ...
August 1, 0200 | Journal Article
Overall hospitalization rates for youth decreased during the past two decades as a result, in part, of a shift from inpatient to outpatient management of many conditions.
June 1, 2000 | Program Result
The State of Indiana Office of the Secretary of Family & Social Services, Indianapolis, developed a state-level consortium of agencies to pool mental health treatment dollars to serve seriously emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.
June 1, 2000 | Program Result
Between March 1996 and December 1997 the State of Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, set up the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative to develop local organized service-delivery systems for children with multiple needs that are family based, accountable for outcomes, and that maximize all funding sources.
September 1, 2008 | Evaluation
This evaluation is of a program designed to replicate the Portland Identification and Early Referral (PIER) Program, which uses evidence-based psychosocial and pharmacologic interventions in the early identification and treatment of adolescents and young adults with severe mental illness.