Many teens fall off a cliff in care after Aging Out

Personally, I didn’t get any mental health treatment until I was an adult, but the lengthy article below raises some interesting questions about what happens when someone in treatment turns 18:

“There are a number of factors likely fueling those low treatment numbers. Many teens get mental health care through private providers, but those who move away from home often stop seeing them. Others get care through services specific to children and families, like school counseling or the foster care system.


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