This summary contains the major findings and conclusions of the committee. Since there
are large number of findings and conclusions, this summary begins with six overarching “Key
Conclusions” that are informed by the all the evidence compiled in this report, and summarize
the major findings and conclusions of this study. The remainder of the summary includes
findings and conclusions specific to each element of the task order, including trends observed in
the SSI program for children with mental disorders, clinical characteristics of mental disorders in
children, and estimates of the prevalence of mental disorders in children.