Unclaimed Children Revisited -The Status of Children’s Mental Health Policy in the United States

Source: Janice L. Cooper, Yumiko Aratani, Jane Knitzer, Ayana Douglas-Hall, Rachel Masi, Patti Banghart, and Sarah Dababnah, National Center for Children in Poverty, November 2008

This report documents and assesses the effectiveness of mental health services for children and youth with mental health problems, those at risk, and their families. Our data demonstrate that states are still struggling to deliver adequate care, while federal leadership is lacking. Based on these findings, we propose key policy changes necessary to improving service delivery.
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