Use of Mental Health Care Among Youths in 1997 and 2002

Published in: Psychiatric Services, v. 56, no. 7, July 2005, p. 793

Posted on on December 31, 2004

by Roland Sturm, Tatiana Andreyeva

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This column examines mental health service use among youths in 1997 and 2002 for 13 U.S. states and for the nation. The data came from the National Survey of America's Families, a nationally representative survey of youths, adults younger than 65 years, and their families that focused on 13 states, with smaller samples for the other states.

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