There are more than 24,000 children youth and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) under the age of 21 on Minnesota state programs. ASD is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States. In 2015, Minnesota created the Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) benefit. The benefit provides early intervention for children, youth […]
Category: "Behavioral Health"
A ninth-grade Wayzata High School student took home top honors in a public service announcement contest hosted by the Minnesota Department of Health, in partnership with MNAAP and several other non-profit organizations across the state. The Escape the Vape Video Challenge was a contest to engage Minnesota students and raise awareness of the dangers of using vapes, […]
Join MNAAP and the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) on Wednesday, October 21 from 12 to 1 p.m. for a webinar focused on evolving adolescent mental health needs during the pandemic. Panelists will discuss management strategies to address common adolescent mental health concerns in primary care and community settings, and how different healthcare systems, including primary care practices, mental […]
The MNAAP Pediatric Mental Health work group is hosting a virtual learning collaborative to help pediatricians statewide improve clinic rates for adolescent/young adult depression screening/referral. After a COVID-break, we are re-starting to assist participants in completing this MOC4. This MOC4 has been approved by the ABP for 25 points that can be completed in three months by Dec. 15, 2020. This project is being done in […]
Join the MNAAP Mental Health work group call scheduled for Sept. 22, 2020, from 12 – 1 p.m. for a webinar presentation on the “Minnesota Pediatric Mental Health Systems” with Denise Herrmann (MDH) and Angela Hirsch, LICSW American Indian Mental Health Clinical Coordinator (DHS). To receive login/call-in information for this training register here. For questions about completing the Adolescent/Young Adult Depression Screening MOC4 please email Kathi Cairns at firstname.lastname@example.org.