Children routinely have their vision, hearing and sometimes even the curve of their spines checked at school.
For more than a decade, everyone from the American Academy of Pediatrics to the U.S. surgeon general has urged that all children also be screened for mental health – but it’s not happened.
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Want to see Harvard Professor Michael Jellinek’s Pediatric Symptom Checklist? It’s posted with this story at www.palmbeachpost.com