Tip Sheet on Responding to Youth and Young Adult Mental Health Needs-Division X

Summary: The 2021 U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Protecting Youth Mental Health highlights the urgent need to address the mental health crisis affecting many youth—an issue many child welfare professionals are witnessing firsthand. This resource includes tips to help promote mental health and wellness services, jurisdictional highlights, and links to relevant resources and tools. 


Application: This tip sheet is designed to support state, tribal, county, and private child welfare programs in reaching out to and addressing the wellness and mental health needs of youth and young adults.


Source: Division X


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