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NCJ Number: 120462 Find in a Library
Title: Quiet Crisis: Psychological Needs and Teen Health Care
Journal: Access to Comprehensive School-Based Health Services for Adolescents (Winter-Spring 1989)  Pages:complete issue
Author(s): H Adelman; L Taylor
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 6
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This newsletter assists projects in 16 cities nationwide to establish school-based physical and mental health services for adolescents at risk for serious socio-medical problems.
Abstract: The lead article reports on the work carried out by the School Mental Health Project, UCLA, a newly created student health center in Los Angeles. An interview with Dr. Jose Cardenas provides insights into the process of building a strong mental health program in a largely Hispanic school population. The newsletter also contains an article on the health initiatives funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as well as a list of the projects receiving support from the foundation. The projects receive technical assistance from staff at Harvard University and the Children's Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, DC.
Main Term(s): Juvenile mental health services
Index Term(s): Schools
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