Information on the treatment of mental illness in children & adolescents
"About 20 percent of U.S. youth during their lifetime are affected by some type of mental disorder to an extent that they have difficulty functioning, according to a new NIMH survey published in the October 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The data support the observation from surveys of adults that mental disorders most commonly start in early life." (National Comorbidity Study-Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
NYS OMH - Treatment of mental illness in children brochure
NIMH Brochure - Treatment of Children with Mental Illness FAQ's
Helping Children & Adolescents Cope with Violence & Disasters.
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