1 out of 5
children experience a mental health issue.
8- to 10-year
delay in proper diagnosis of mental health conditions in children.
4 out of 5
children with a mental health illness
do not receive an adequate diagnosis
Lack of Training
Not enough clinicians are trained in evidence-based care.
Mental illness is the most costly childhood illness and is a major driver of health costs into adulthood.
Through a 4-year, $10M initiative, we seek to build the capacity of three local community health centers to deliver high quality, evidence-based integrated behavioral health care to children and families.
Our team developed a transformation model outlining the core components of integrated pediatric behavioral healthcare.