They found that just 2.2 percent of the children with identified mental health problems received a mental health service. When parenting skills training that might be related to the treatment of child problems was included, 19.2 percent received a service. "The lack of services received by these young, multi-challenged children is a services system and social policy failure."
For the latest research and clinical information about mental health problems of children and teens, see the Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Fourth Edition, available from American Psychiatric Publishing, here.
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