Adolescents have the highest risk for developing mental illness than any other age group, but are also the least likely to seek out help for mental health problems. But few studies have tried to understand the reasons for this lack of engagement and whether this type of service redesign would make a difference. To better understand the reasons why youth don’t seek mental health services, researchers undertook a systematic review of the published literature on young people’s views of mental health services in the United Kingdom.They conducted their review in two parts: first, they mapped out all the published literature in this area, and then they did an in-depth review of the quality and findings of those studies.
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