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Illinois School Counselor Association

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According to the CDC, 6.1 million children aged 2-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD, 4.4 million with anxiety, and 1.9 million with depression. Because our schools play a pivotal role in the lives of children and families, early intervention and prevention within our schools makes logical sense. During this presentation, universal mental health screening will be discussed: what it is, why it is relevant, and how to implement it in your community.

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