Programs for mentally ill teens, adults improve skills

May 8, 2013 4:28 AM

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WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- Programs for mentally ill U.S. teens and adults achieve positive outcomes in behavioral and emotional health, skills, employment and education, officials say.

A report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration also showed older adolescents and young adults who had participated in these SAMHSA-supported treatment programs reported lower levels of substance use disorders.

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