On Demand Grand Rounds: Mental Health Promotion & Disease Prevention – It’s About Time
This presentation was originally reviewed on December 15, 2021, and broadcast live online on December 18, 2019, from 12:oo PM – 1:00 PM ET.
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Over the past decade, our field has observed rapidly rising rates of mental illness among children and adolescents. The numbers are sobering. Nearly 50% of teens 13 – 18 years-of-age meet DSM criteria for at least one disorder, 27.6% for a “severe disorder.” Adverse childhood experiences affect over 60% of children and predispose these individuals to not only academic and behavioral problems throughout their youth, but also future physical disability, such as obesity, hypertension, and diabetes, as adults. By 14-years-of-age, accidents, suicide, and homicide assert themselves as the leading causes of death among our youth, accounting for over 85% of the mortality among teens and young adults, and holding fast to that ranking until the age of 35. Most addictive behavior starts in adolescence, accounting for the three greatest causes of preventable death – smoking, obesity, and alcohol abuse – which take the lives of approximately one million adults in the U.S. annually. So, what is the obstacle to delivering adequate mental healthcare to children, adolescents, and their families? Plain and simple, we have a dearth of people trained in child and adolescent mental health, including psychiatrists, psychologists, and all manner of allied mental health workers. Yet even when care is available, inequity is commonplace, and the vast majority of the mental healthcare that our children receive is not evidence-based. Given that we will never be able to treat adequately and equitably all of the mentally ill children and adolescents with our current mental health workforce and treatment delivery system, we must begin to employ a public health approach to mental illness. While prevention efforts will not thwart all mental illness, they will almost certainly temper the expression of these illnesses. This presentation will focus on effective means of primary and secondary mental health promotion and disease prevention.
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About the speaker
Dr. Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH, leads the educational efforts of the NYU Child Study Center, where he is Vice Chair for Education and Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the NYU School of Medicine. In addition to directing one of the largest training programs in the country in child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine & Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Shatkin is the founder and director of nation's largest undergraduate child development program, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies (CAMS) at NYU. His major clinical interests are mood and anxiety disorders, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, disruptive behavior disorders, and sleep.
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This presentation was originally reviewed on December 15, 2021, and broadcast live online on December 4, 2019, from 12:oo PM – 1:00 PM ET.
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Grand Rounds: Mental Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: It’s About Time
Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH
Vice Chair for Education
NYU Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatrics
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY
Originally reviewed December 15, 2021.
Originally broadcast live December 18, 2019 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
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