Three-Hour Group Sessions Can Prevent Mental Health Issues Among Teens


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According to a study conducted by Dr. Patricia Conrod of the University of Montreal and its affiliated Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Centre, teacher delivered interventions for mental health problems can be effective at lowering depression, anxiety and conduct disorders.

The researchers observed that the brief 90-minute intervention sessions can be both effective and sustainable when counseled within the school system.


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