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Majority of Seriously Ill Youth Don't Get Mental Health Treatment

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Columbia Psychiatry

The number of young people in the United States with mental health problems decreased in recent years and the rate of treatment increased, yet the most seriously ill still fail to get the treatment they need, according to a study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Mark Olfson, lead author of the study, discusses the most significant results of this research and his recommendations for families and providers.

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