Mental health characteristics and health-seeking behaviors of adolescent school-based health center users and nonusers.

@article{Amaral2011MentalHC,
  title={Mental health characteristics and health-seeking behaviors of adolescent school-based health center users and nonusers.},
  author={Gorette Amaral and Sara Peterson Geierstanger and Samira Soleimanpour and Claire D Brindis},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  year={2011},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={138-45}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to compare the mental health risk profile and health utilization behaviors of adolescent school-based health center (SBHC) users and nonusers and discuss the role that SBHCs can play in addressing adolescent health needs. METHODS The sample included 4640 students in grades 9 and 11 who completed the California… CONTINUE READING