December 11, 2017

Use of Mental Health Counseling as Adolescents Become Young Adults

This article uses AddHealth data to compare rates of mental health counseling use between adolescents and young adults, examine characteristics and predictors of counseling use for young adults, and identify reasons for foregone care among those with mental health needs in young adulthood.

Yu, J.W., Adams, S., Burns, J., Brindis, C., & Irwin, C.E., Jr. (2008). Use of mental health counseling as adolescents become young adults. Journal of Adolescent Health, 43(3), 268-76