Mental Health Matters
Forensic Edition
November 2012
Published by: Lepage Associates
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Did you know that mental health disorders are the leading cause of disability in the U.S. and Canada for ages 15-44, or that talk therapy has been empirically-validated to treat mental health disorders? For attorneys, who are in such regular contact with people experiencing stress, it may not be surprising to hear that just over 25% of adults and 20% of children have metal health issues each year. An estimated 26.2% of Americans ages 18 and older - about one in four adults - have a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. More than 14 million children and adolescents in the U.S., or 1 in 5, have a diagnosable mental health disorder that requires intervention or monitoring and interferes with daily functioning.(full article)




How to Tactfully & Effectively Refer Clients to Therapy

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