Evaluation of California's Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Programs

Evaluation of California's Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Programs: Summary of Key Year 2 Findings

Nicole K. Eberhart
M. Audrey Burnam
Sandra H. Berry
Rebecca L. Collins
Patricia A. Ebener
Rajeev Ramchand
Bradley D. Stein
Michelle W. Woodbridge
Copyright Date: 2015
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 10
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt14bs3m0
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    Evaluation of California's Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Programs
    Book Description:

    This report summarizes key findings from the second year of an evaluation of the California Mental Health Services Authority’s statewide prevention and early intervention programs.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8919-9
    Subjects: History, Psychology, Education

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  1. Evaluation of California’s Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Programs Summary of Key Year 2 Findings
    (pp. 1-10)
    Nicole K. Eberhart, M. Audrey Burnam, Sandra H. Berry, Rebecca L. Collins, Patricia A. Ebener, Rajeev Ramchand, Bradley D. Stein and Michelle W. Woodbridge

    Mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders are highly prevalent, affecting approximately one in four young people and one in five adults over the course of a year. These disorders result in high economic costs to society and exact a heavy personal and family toll on those who experience them. For over a decade, public health leaders and mental health experts have called for development and dissemination of prevention and early intervention (PEI) approaches that promote mental health, reduce the risk of mental disorders, and diminish the severity and negative consequences associated with onset of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders (Mrazek and...