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Researchers find that most US adolescents with severe mental illness never receive treatment and that minority adolescents are less likely than whites to be treated for their mental illness.

posted Feb 21, 2011, 12:17 AM by Trevor Albuquerque - FSTN
Merikangas KR, He J, Burstein M, Swendsen J, Avenevoli S, Case B, Georgiades K, Heaton L, Swanson S, Olfson M. Service Utilization for Lifetime Mental Disorders in U.S. Adolescents: Results of the National Comorbidity Survey–Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A). Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2011;50(1):32– 45.