How to improve the mental health care of children and adolescents in Brazil: actions needed in the public sector.

@article{Paula2012HowTI,
  title={How to improve the mental health care of children and adolescents in Brazil: actions needed in the public sector.},
  author={Cristiane S Paula and Edith Lauridsen-Ribeiro and Lawrence Sagin Wissow and I A Bordin and Sara Evans-Lacko},
  journal={Revista brasileira de psiquiatria},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={334-51}
}
INTRODUCTION Child/adolescent mental health (CAMH) problems are associated with high burden and high costs across the patient's lifetime. Addressing mental health needs early on can be cost effective and improve the future quality of life. OBJECTIVE/METHODS Analyzing most relevant papers databases and policies, this paper discusses how to best address current gaps in CAMH services and presents strategies for improving access to quality care using existing resources. RESULTS The data suggest… CONTINUE READING

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