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J Adolesc Health. 1991 May;12(3):240-6.

A comparison of users and nonusers of a school-based health and mental health clinic.

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School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle.

Abstract

This study compares student health and mental health knowledge, behavior, and access to services for adolescents who used and did not use a school-based health and mental health clinic. Data were collected as part of an anonymous, self-administered survey completed by all students in a school housing a clinic that had been in operation for a school year. Comparisons of clinic users and nonusers revealed differences in health- and mental health-related knowledge and behavior and access to needed care. The clinic was found to be serving adolescents at high risk for a variety of psychosocial problems (e.g., drug use, depression, dropout).

PMID:
2054365
DOI:
10.1016/0197-0070(91)90017-g
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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