A model that improves the health and well-being of adolescents by using evidence-based psychosocial and pharmacologic interventions in the early identification and treatment of adolescents and young adults with severe mental illness.
January 1, 2012
Approximately 3 million children in the United States are hospitalized every year. This study examines children and adolescents' views of the quality of their nursing care while hospitalized and their physical and emotional states.
September 2, 2009
This article profiles the Gateway Institute for Pre-College Education, a program that helps low-income and minority high school students enter careers in science, medicine and technology.
July 23, 2009
Ralph W. Hingson's work contributed to legislation making it illegal for people under age 21 to drive after drinking and lowering the allowable blood alcohol limit for adult drivers to .08 percent.
January 7, 2009
How the Portland Identification and Early Referral program intervenes to prevent severe mental illness in teens and young adults.
June 1, 2003
Investigators at the Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies examined the relative cost-effectiveness of different housing configurations for people with chronic mental illness. They also looked at the relationship between housing and neighborhood features and client outcomes (such as costs of care and length of time at one residence).
April 1, 2001
Starting in October 1995, Temple University Hospital expanded a pilot program to address infant mortality in North Philadelphia and provide a full range of primary care and preventive services.
September 1, 2008
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.