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Young adults with mental illness less likely to receive mental health care

Young adults with mental illness less likely to receive mental health care
July 25, 2016

Recent findings suggest that approximately two-thirds of young adults with any mental illness do not receive necessary mental health care.

“It is essential that we do everything possible to encourage young adults with troubling psychological problems to seek help when needed and to provide them appropriate services as well as ensure access to them,” Paolo del Vecchio, MSW, director of SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services, said in a press release. “We need to show people, especially young people, that help is now even more available, treatment works, and people do recover.”

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