Scarcity Of Mental Health Care Means Patients — Especially Kids — Land In ER

(By Shefali Luthra for Kaiser Health News)

On any given day, pediatrician Lindsay Irvin estimates a quarter of her patients need psychiatric help. She sees teens who say they are suicidal, and elementary school children who suffer chest pains stemming from bullying anxiety. Continue reading article here……

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