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ERIC Number: ED501385
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan
Pages: 21
Abstractor: Author
Mental Health of Children and Youth and the Role of Public Health Professionals
Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA
Those in the public health field are in a unique position to help promote the mental health of young people and reshape how the nation thinks about and addresses mental health. This brief highlights ways in which such professionals can join in the process of ensuring the impending transformation of the mental health system leads to better outcomes for all concerned. (Discussion of "What Schools Do Related to Mental Health, is appended. Contains 1 footnote, 2 figures and 1 table.)
Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA. Department of Psychology, Franz Hall, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563. Tel: 310-825-3634; Fax: 310-206-8716; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Adolescent Health (DHHS/PHS); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Mental Health Services.
Authoring Institution: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Mental Health in Schools
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A