The What and Where of Mental Health Evaluations



Children and youth who are experiencing mental health problems should be evaluated by a mental health professional, preferably one with pediatric expertise in developmental disabilities. If this includes prescription of psychoactive medication, its use should be integrated into the larger plan to build a supportive environment for the child/youth that includes psychosocial supports. (4/28/14)

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Updated on Jan/27/2016

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