Department of Pediatrics
Medical Subject Headings
Mental Health; Mental Health Services; Child
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a national organization comprising more than 62,000 members, 66 state and local chapters, 29 national committees, 49 sections, 9 councils, and staff of approximately 400. On July 28, 2011, the AAP Mental Health Initiatives hosted a preconference on “Embracing Mental Health Care: Lessons Learned for Success” in Chicago, IL. The goal was to empower pediatricians to address the health and well-being of children and youth with mental health concerns.