Improving Mental Health in Michigan Schools - 5:14
with Dr. Elizabeth Koschmann, Program Director of TRAILS
Posted May 31, 2019
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately one in five youth ages thirteen to eighteen experiences a severe mental disorder at some point during their life. Dr. Elizabeth Koschmann, Program Director of TRAILS, joins host Laurel Hess for a discussion on efforts to bridge the mental health treatment gap in schools.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team
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