- Prevalence and Treatment of Mental Health and Substance Use Problems in the Early Emerging Adult Years in the United States (NAHIC): This 2010 study investigates the mental health status and receipt of services among young adults across multiple outcomes (e.g., race/ethnicity, income, insurance). One major finding was that fewer than 50 percent of young adults with an identified mental health problem received treatment.
- Effective Screening and Referral Processes for Depression in Adolescents (MDH/SAHRC/MHealth): This webcast discusses an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to mental health promotion. It highlights the HEADDSSS evaluation and the office-based screening tools, the PHQ-9 and PHQ-A. Practitioner response, care and engagement of community resources are featured to demonstrate the complete process of effective adolescent depression screening and referral.
- Recognizing and Managing Depression in Primary Care (NAHIC): The Center’s Dr. Charles Irwin presented at the 48th Annual Advances & Controversies in Clinical Pediatrics Conference on primary care management on adolescent depression, including screening, diagnosis and treatment options.
- Adolescent and Young Adult Health Measures: A Menu of Options for Practice-Based Quality Improvement (NIPN): A set of standard process measures intended to be used as a reference tool to provide guidance to practices in measuring improvement in health care quality specifics to AYAs, including mental health.
Source: The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH Center) Center Bulletin, January 19, 2017.