13 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN MORE ABOUT UNIVERSAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SCREENING: Data and Practice to support happier and healthier students.
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1 in 5 students, ages 13 and older, will be diagnosed and seek treatment for a mental health disorder. Suicide is a leading cause of death for adolescents in Pennsylvania and nationally. Universal screening is a key component to comprehensive school-based suicide prevention and promoting student health. Screening can also provide valuable data to drive school counseling programs and multi-tiered systems of support.