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Improving children’s access to mental health care


Katherine Lingras, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, specializes in early childhood mental health. Her research is focused on making mental health care more accessible in early childhood and bridging gaps between academic research and practice. In this video, Lingras shares insights from a recent study that integrated mental health services–specifically screening for social and emotional development—into a pediatric clinic.