Behavioral Health

Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment

Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force Introduction Child maltreatment—abuse and neglect in childhood—can result in serious negative physical, psychological, and behavioral consequences that can span a life course and have potential effects on subsequent … Read More

Leveraging Medicaid to Support Children and Youth Living With Complex Behavioral Health Needs

Executive Summary The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the already-growing mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) (behavioral health) crisis gripping children and youth in the United States. It has spurred federal, state, and other actions to expand funding and treatment opportunities … Read More

Behavioral Health Diagnoses and Treatment Services for Children and Youth Involved with the Child Welfare System