TITLE

Bring in universal mental health checks in schools

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Simon Nicholas
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal;10/26/2013, Vol. 347 Issue 7930, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article argues for the adoption of universal mental health screening in schools in Great Britain as of October 26, 2013. It highlights the benefits offered by a universal mental health checks for all schoolchildren including the support for the government's emphasis on prevention of mental health care issue. Background is presented on costs of health care problems in the country.
ACCESSION #
91659340

 

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