In exciting news for parents and mental health profesions, Columbia TeenScreen last week announced the launch of The TeenScreen National Center for Mental Health Checkups. The goal of the National Center is to improve early detection of mental illness by moving mental health checkups into the mainstream.
The National Center will work with organizations to advocate for and disseminate best practices for mental health checkups. It will also seek to advance federal and state policies that expand access to mental health checkups in primary care offices, schools and youth services.
A key part of the National Center