By TOPHER FORHECZ
Originally Posted Here
A local arm of a national mental health advocacy organization has developed a successful way to screen children for signs of possible behavioral issues.
A 2010 report from the National Advisory Mental Health Council said one out of every four adults in the US suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. The local program garnered attention last month when it won an award from a national mental illness campaign.
When Mindy Wendt’s 11-year-old son Matthew gets upset, he sometimes punches holes in the wall.
In his room, there are three holes above where he lays his head at night.
Wendt said […]