Increase Highest Among Young Men in School Card Players Also Likely to Gamble on Internet Greater Risks for Gambling Problems Seen if Trend Persists Card playing for money has risen among male youth ages 14 to 22, according to the National Annenberg Risk Survey of Youth (NARSY) conducted in 2003 and again in 2004. The
A recently completed national survey of over 1400 mental health professionals in public schools serving adolescents indicates that student depression and use of alcohol and illegal drugs are seen as serious behavior problems in high schools, even more serious than various forms of violence, including bullying, fighting and use of weapons.
Only Half Screen for Mental Disorders; Treatment, Resources, and Insurance Coverage Are Barriers to Effective Treatment The results will be released at the launch of a national effort to increase the diagnosis and treatment of adolescent mental disorders. The summit will bring together seven commissions consisting of 100 of the nation’s leading scholars of adolescent