IPT is a short-term treatment that is effective in treating depression in children. It is based on the idea that depression affects people’s relationships and these relationships further affect mood.
CDC: Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) provides funding at state and local levels to promote health and well-being through schools, including programs and services to support students’ mental health.
This paper uses two case studies to illustrate key steps in the process of implementing universal screening. The case studies demonstrate a systematic approach to implementation and ways in which universal screening can be used to support multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) initiatives.
CDC: Healthy Schools works with states, school systems, communities, and national partners to prevent chronic disease and promote the health and well-being of children and adolescents in schools.
An online information service produced by the United States National Library of Medicine. The service provides curated consumer health information in English and Spanish with select content in additional languages.
This CDC website provides quick and easy access to: selected statistics on a variety of health topics; the latest data in reports, databases, and other resources; and additional data and tools.
MHA is committed to promoting mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and support for those who need them; with recovery as the goal.
AACAP’s mission is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists.
AACAP has provided a list of links to useful resources that include topics like: a State Advocacy Manual and Toolkit; Understanding Your State Legislator; and Advocating for Adolescents with Mental Illnesses
The APA is the main professional organization of psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists in the United States, and the largest psychiatric organization in the world and publishes the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).