5 Pillars: The Pathway to Improving the Delivery of Mental Health Services in Education

The Kennedy Forum, mental health advocates and longstanding UI CDR partners, released a paper on 5 pillars to improving the delivery of mental health services in education. While we don’t agree with all the points listed in this engaging report, our work enthusiastically endorses the concept that “…bringing mental health services to a community is more successful than having children and their families go beyond their communities for services.”


Marc Atkins

Marc Atkins PhD

Dr. Atkins is Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology and Director of the Institute for Juvenile Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He also directs the Dissemination and Implementation Research and Policy Program for UIC’s Center for Clinical and Translational Re ...