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Tip Sheet

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We know that young adults often under-utilize services for serious mental health conditions. But, young adults can be actively engaged and retained in services that are important to them by using the right approach. This tip sheet offers providers some guiding principles for working with young adults that can improve engagement and retention in services.

Subject Area

Service Systems, Transition Age Youth


Young adults with mental health conditions, engagement, providers, transition age youth, TAY, tips, engagement and retention in services

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© 2018 University of Massachusetts.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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Deirdre G. Logan and Michelle G. Mullen


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