Interventions and Treatment

Regular screening can find teen depression, but getting treatment isn’t easy

April 24, 2018 | Emily Taylor

In this Washington Post article the author notes that despite increased screening by primary physicians, many families face significant challenges in finding mental health treatment for their teens once they are diagnosed. Some of the challenges mentioned by the parents interviewed included finding a provider who accepts their insurance, is not too far away, has availability and with whom their child feels comfortable with.

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