Access to mental health, addiction & recovery services lagging behind other areas of healthcare for teen boys

Articles | December 7 2015
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Less than one-quarter of adults perceive lots of availability of behavioral/mental health care for teen boys, even fewer perceive lots of availability of addiction/recovery services
Several tragic events have contributed to recent national discussion about the possible connections between violence, mental health, and drug addiction. Experts believe timely access to mental health care and addiction and recovery services will help a particularly vulnerable population: teenage boys.

A recent national survey from the University of Michigan National Voices Project in partnership with the National Collaborative for Health Equity in Washington, D.C. assessed the perceptions of adults who work and volunteer with children, teens, and young adults regarding the availability of healthcare services for boys and young men of color.  Read full article here.