The University of Texas System

The Mole Hill that Became a Mountain: Addressing Child & Adolescent Mental Health Early

Nov 13, 2023

12:00 pm–1:00 pm



  • Describe the prevalence of mental disorders in children/adolescents to understand the importance of addressing them early.
  • Compare and contrast the different options to consider when addressing mental health in children/adolescents in the primary care setting to prevent development into more severe problems.
  • Provide examples of screening tools that PCPs can use to help assess for mental disorders in children/adolescents.

Target Audience: Primary care providers who care for patients under age 23