Year: 1991 Source: Academic Psychiatry, v.15, no.3, (Fall 1991), p.160-164 SIEC No: 19920269

This article describes a school-based program in Houston, Texas in which psychiatry residents educate adolescents about a variety of mental health topics. Adolescents responded positively to the program & were principally concerned about drugs, depression, suicide, & family problems. Residents also liked presenting in the schools & perceived that the adolescents were helped by the program. Participation in this program allowed residents to learn about agency consultation & secondary prevention.