• Determinants and Outcomes of Youth Psychiatry Readmission (DETOUR)

    Nearly 20% of hospitalizations for youth aged 18 years or younger are due to mental illness. Psychiatric hospitalizations are costly to the health care system, accounting for one-third of all youth mental health expenditures. In addition to the health care costs, hospitalized youth tend to have substantial emotional distress, function

  • Multimorbidity in Children and Youth Across the Life Course (MY LIFE)

    Nearly 15% of youth less than 18 years of age are affected by both a physical and mental health problem, a situation known as ‘multimorbidity’. This combination of problems can lead to compromised life quality, hardship for families, and considerable burden on the healthcare system. Recruiting children and youth from