Navigation Links
Mental health youth report paves the way for improved access to youth services
Date:8/14/2013

A study of a cross-section of youth mental health services across Canada has found that two in five young people receiving services are experiencing significant concurrent mental health and substance use problems. The project, led by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), also shows that increased collaboration between youth service providers can enhance services for youth.

Building on similar pilot projects conducted by CAMH in Ontario, the National Youth Screening Project involved 10 service networks in five provinces and two territories across Canada, and examined the service needs of youth between the ages of 12 and 24. The networks included service providers who work with youth from across sectors, for example mental health, substance abuse treatment, child welfare, education, family services, justice, and social services. Staff at these agencies implemented a standard screening tool that quickly and reliably identifies youth who may have one or more mental health or addiction problems.

"We know that youth with mental health and substance use issues would benefit greatly from early intervention and specialized care, but most are likely to remain undetected, some well into adulthood," said Dr. Joanna Henderson, Head of Research in CAMH's Child, Youth & Family Program and Project Co-Lead. "We found that when service providers use a standardized screening tool it gives them another strategy for understanding a youth's needs and ensures that when different services work together, they are speaking a common language."

Statistics uncovered during the study further illustrated the need for better pathways to care:

  • Two in five youth screened positive for concurrent disorders (i.e. both mental health and substance use disorders).

  • 52 per cent of male youth and 39 per cent of female youth across all age groups reported significant substance use concerns.

  • 73 per cent of female
    '/>"/>

Contact: Michael Torres
media@camh.ca
416-595-6015
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Unlock The Brain’s Fundamental Nutrition and Necessities with Dr. Bob, “The Drugless Doctor”
2. Inside Edition’s Lisa Guerrero and Entertainment Industries Council “Get Real” About Mental Health
3. Study to investigate mental health care for prisoners
4. Forward Progress TV to Present Segments on the Best Environmental Companies in the U.S.
5. Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio - Fifth Year Anniversary Show on "Success Tools, Professional Mental Health & Physical Fitness Advice, Social Justice Issues, Soulful Guests"
6. U.S. Environmental Biotechnology Product Market: 2018 Forecasts and Analysis Research Report Now Available at ReportsnReports.com
7. It’s OK2TALK About Mental Health
8. New Waterhog Eco Elite Fashion Carpet Mats from Martinson-Nicholls Are Durable, Attractive and Environmentally Friendly
9. Pure Prodigy's L-Tyrosine Shown in Studies to Improve Mental Alertness Under Stress
10. Triple Anti-Oxidant Liver Formula, a Proactive Approach to Dealing with Environmental Toxins, is Now Available for a Complimentary Trial
11. Breast reduction surgery found to improve physical, mental well-being
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... Fruits and vegetables are often displayed in the ... are also plenty of high-sugar foods. A new ... food is portrayed in children,s TV programmes as ... viewing, dietary habits and weight status. , Steingerdur ... food in the popular Swedish children,s TV show ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... and Leisure Time Physical Activity on Mobility Limitation in ... increases the risk of mobility limitation in old age, ... found in a study which followed up 5,200 public ... at the Gerontology Research Center in Finland and the ... is often repetitive, wears the body and lasts for ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... popular high school sport in the United States with ... researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy ... and describe the occurrence and distribution patterns of basketball-related ... athletic training setting among adolescents and teens. , The ... Training , examined data relating to adolescents 13-19 years ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... 2014 Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are ... depression . , A team of physician-scientists at ... ghrelin (a hormone with natural anti-depressant properties) works inside ... new treatment for depression in the form of a ... study, published online in April,s issue of Molecular ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... Working with mice and rabbits, Johns Hopkins scientists have ... and breakdown, successfully preventing the development of atherosclerosis, the ... number-one cause of death among humans. The condition develops ... renders them stiff, narrowed and hardened, greatly reducing their ... and the brain. , In a series of experiments, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:High-calorie and low-nutrient foods in kids' TV 2Health News:Midlife occupational and leisure-time physical activity limits mobility in old age 2Health News:New study finds 2.5 million basketball injuries to high school athletes in 6 seasons 2Health News:New study finds 2.5 million basketball injuries to high school athletes in 6 seasons 3Health News:Depressed? Researchers identify new anti-depressant mechanisms, therapeutic approaches 2Health News:Depressed? Researchers identify new anti-depressant mechanisms, therapeutic approaches 3Health News:Scientists alter fat metabolism in animals to prevent most common type of heart disease 2Health News:Scientists alter fat metabolism in animals to prevent most common type of heart disease 3Health News:Scientists alter fat metabolism in animals to prevent most common type of heart disease 4
... with the NGO, Madras Round Table 1, in an ... heart diseases. The novel// partnership has been named ‘Save ... ‘Save one child per day’ they aim to give ... treatment. SACH aims to assist early diagnosis and availability ...
... is traditionally difficult because of the blood-brain barrier, which ... the brain. In order for chemotherapy to treat a ... outside the box is a must for developing brain ... delivered in the normal way, which explains in part ...
... another dimension of Botox Injections - As a pain ... only in easing severe pains but also in increasing ... M.D., of Minneapolis VA Medical Center, the preliminary research ... American College of Rheumatology, which shows, in an interim ...
... bring reprieve to the many sufferers of osteoporosis, as ... are exploring the influence of dietary// supplements on osteoporosis. ... 45 and above) to analyze the effects of vitamins ... McNulty, there is an additional risk factor for osteoporosis, ...
... worldwide the leaders of the world system are falling short of ... the poorest of the poor communities marred by diabetes from snow ... in the form of appropriate care when compared to those who ... ,Statistics reveal that Over two million people are ...
... to grow old in good health should have strong grip, ... a recent study.// ,A 40-year study of nearly ... revealed nine factors that were good predictors of which middle-aged ... ,The nine factors were: not being overweight, low blood ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Nanoparticles Used by Researchers to Attack Brain Tumours 2Health News:Botox Shots May Even Help In Reducing Knee Osteoarthritis Pain 2Health News:Poor diabetics: bitter times and worse times with no sweet respite 2Health News:Keys to Good Health in Old Age Begins in Midlife 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014  A novel wearable injector slightly larger than an Oreo ... to self-inject prescription drugs in the large doses required to ... autoimmune deficiencies, and genetic disorders.  An emerging ... 2018, according to analysts.   Many of these drugs will require ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Dynamic Healthcare Services, Inc. ("DHS"), a portfolio company of GMH ... Medical Equipment, Inc. ("Progressive") of Clarion, PA ... were not disclosed. Progressive is a full ... of sleep, mobility, and respiratory products to customers in the ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014   Oligomerix, Inc. , a privately ... for Alzheimer,s disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative disorders, announced ... Valhalla, NY as of January 15, ... at New York Medical College. Oligomerix, which ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Enable Injections Presents A New Class of Injectors for Drug Delivery at PEPTalk, Drug Delivery Partnership Meetings 2Dynamic Healthcare Services Completes Progressive Home Medical Equipment of Clarion, PA Investment 2Dynamic Healthcare Services Completes Progressive Home Medical Equipment of Clarion, PA Investment 3Oligomerix Relocates Corporate Headquarters and Secures Additional Laboratory Space from New York Medical College 2
... the medical device industry gathers at Sales and Marketing Excellence 2010 ... device companies a solution to promote and sell in this highly regulated ... Maureen Shaffer ... "Sales-Friendly Compliant Content Communication: How to Score Wins for Sales, Marketing, and ...
... Georgia , May 20, 2010 , ... - Critical Care Pharmacology Course Promotes Patient ... ... than 1,300 healthcare organizations,has partnered with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Prolifiq Offers Best Practices Solution for Selling Medical Devices in Tough Regulatory Environment 2Prolifiq Offers Best Practices Solution for Selling Medical Devices in Tough Regulatory Environment 3Elsevier/MC Strategies Partners with American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Launch Interactive, Online Pharmacology Course 2Elsevier/MC Strategies Partners with American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Launch Interactive, Online Pharmacology Course 3Elsevier/MC Strategies Partners with American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Launch Interactive, Online Pharmacology Course 4Elsevier/MC Strategies Partners with American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Launch Interactive, Online Pharmacology Course 5Elsevier/MC Strategies Partners with American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Launch Interactive, Online Pharmacology Course 6Elsevier/MC Strategies Partners with American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Launch Interactive, Online Pharmacology Course 7
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: