It is time to talk about Children's Mental Health.
WBUR covers the growing call for universal depression screening for teens. Early Identification and Access to effective services can greatly improve the lives of children with mental health conditions. However, accessing and paying for these services are often difficult for parents. MSPCC is proud of its work with the Children’s Mental Health Campaign to ensure that all children are able to receive the treatment they need.
Did you Know?
Half of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14. Three quarters by the time an individual is 24 years old.
Children with behavioral health disorders are found in every school and in every community across the Commonwealth.
Despite vast improvements in access, there is still a lot of work to do. Each and every day, there are kids across the state waiting for services.