TITLE

Mentally ill youth: meeting service needs

AUTHOR(S)
Kutcher, Stan; Davidson, Simon
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p417
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the importance of meeting the service needs of mentally ill youth in Canada. According to the author, early identification and proper diagnosis and treatment have been shown to be effective in addressing youth mental illnesses in both primary and specialty care settings. The author said that for health system developers and health care providers to continue to avoid or ignore these needs is unfair and inequitable.
ACCESSION #
24990943

 

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