UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date


Document Type



Young Adult; Adolescent; Adolescent Health Services; Child; Child Health Services; Mental Disorders; Massachusetts


Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry and Psychology | Public Health


This review presents findings from twenty-four qualitative interviews with young adults (between ages 18 – 26) who had received adolescent public mental health services in Massachusetts about transitioning to adulthood. Attempts were made to interview a variety of young people, whether or not they were still receiving services.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations


Citation: J Delman, A Jones (2002) Voices of Youth in Transition - The Experience of Aging Out of the Adolescent Public Mental Health Service System in Massachusetts: Policy Implications and Recommendations. Dorchester, MA: Consumer Quality Initiatives, Inc. Link to article on publisher's site

At the time of publication, Jonathan Delman was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.



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