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This week, InformeDesign posts additional EBD-Minutes that focus on young adults' use of mental health services and factors that encourage or impede use. Both sharing of healthcare experiences on the Web and use of electronic health records are explored. Discover more at the links below.  

 

Young Adult Use of Mental Health Services

 http://www.informedesign.org/Rs_detail/rsId/3723 

There is a growing trend of increased mood disorders experienced by young adults. Many young adults discontinue mental health services after they become 18 years of age even though they still experience these disorders. 

 

Mental Health Among Young Homeless

http://www.informedesign.org/Rs_detail/rsId/3724 

Social support and peer support is essential for young people's mental healthcare and they are less likely to be treated due to various reasons including lack of available services and the social stigma associated with receiving mental health treatment.


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