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Transitions RTC


This brief will describe psychosocial development and family life cycle changes during the transition to adulthood in typical youth and youth with serious mental health conditions (SMHC). We also describe additional challenges this population faces, and what can be done to support them and improve their outcomes.

Originally published as: Transitions RTC Research Brief 3, 2011.

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Transition Age Youth



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