Childhood Adversity and Behavioral Health Costs for Adolescents in Washington State

Oct 2018 |
Online Library

This research brief highlights results from a study examining the relationship between adverse experiences and healthcare costs of adolescents enrolled in Medicaid in Washington State. The brief focuses on findings about the association between adverse experiences and behavioral health service costs. RDA published a companion research brief that highlights findings about the association between childhood adversity and medical costs. Taken together, these two briefs highlight the relationship between childhood adversity and increased healthcare costs.

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