How pediatricians can best help patients with mental health issues

Michael Jellinek, MD, discusses the current mental health crisis in children.

Recently, Contemporary Pediatrics spoke with Michael S. Jellinek, professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, about the national emergency in children's mental health, and what pediatricians can do to best help these patients, including the importance of mental health screenings as a regular part of well visit checkups.