Increased mental health needs and new roles in school communities

Janis Hootman, Gail M. Houck, Mary Catherine King

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Topic: Mental health issues and partnership roles in school communities. Purpose: To heighten the awareness of healthcare providers about the multiple mental health conditions students bring into school communities and the impact of these conditions on students ability to learn; to encourage partnering between healthcare providers and educators to support students in achieving academic and developmental success. Sources: Literature review and authors experiences with assessment of and intervention with school-age children presenting with impaired mental health. Conclusions: Health and education systems must increase their partnerships on behalf of children for a healthy future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-101
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Mental health
  • Professional partnerships
  • School health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Phychiatric Mental Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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