Climate change has a serious impact on mental health, particularly for children, according to a recent report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
With suicides among young North Carolinians ages 15-24 on the rise, particularly in firearm-related deaths, people at all levels of the healthcare system need effective strategies to reverse this trend.
As a new school year starts, mental health for children and adolescents becomes a more important concern.
NC- PAL is a collaboration between NC Department of Health and Human Services and Duke Psychiatry. It is a behavioral health telephone consultation program available to pediatric health care providers.