Mental health issues such as anxiety and depression are becoming more common among children and adolescents. Our pediatric nurse expert, Dr. Beal, discusses the latest statistics on prevalence and offers suggestions for promoting optimal mental health for the pediatric population.
Judy A. Beal is a Professor and Dean, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Simmons College, Boston, MA. Dr. Beal can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The author declares no conflicts of interest.