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Briefing Date:02/12/2009
Topic:Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council and Institute of Medicine
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Committee on the Prevention of Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse Among Children, Youth
and Young Adults: Research Advances and Promising Interventions

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Congressional Briefings
Thursday, February 12, 2009
428 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 9:30 a.m.
131 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 10:30 a.m.
430 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 11:30 a.m.
and
441 Cannon House Office Bldg. – 1:30 p.m.

on

Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People:
Progress and Possibilities

This new report, from the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine, reviews research on mental, emotional, and behavioral problems in children, youth and young adults, and recommends strategies to improve prevention and treatment.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on February 13, 2009 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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