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Pediatricians screen more kids for mental health issues if they receive hands-on support

(Children's National Health System) The study, led by Children's National, is called an important first step toward earlier identification of children who live with serious mental health concerns. Currently, few providers conduct the screenings, citing a lack of time, resources and other factors. Mental health screenings at the annual well visit could go a long way toward treating mental health issues earlier in a child's life.
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