Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Disparities in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Mental Health Services in the U.S.

Mental health is recognized as a central determinant of individual well-being, family relationships, and engagement in society, yet there are considerable variations in mental health and mental health care according to race and ethnicity among youth in the U.S. 
Taking a developmental perspective, the authors explore four areas that may give rise to inequalities in mental health outcomes, highlight specific protective factors and barriers to care, and, finally, outline an agenda for future research.
Source: William T. Grant Foundation

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