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The Mental Health Crisis During COVID-19 For Children


A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report put data behind the drumbeat of stories Halliburton has heard for the past year. From April through October, the proportion of mental-health issues among all pediatric ER visits increased and remained high.

For children 5 to 11, visits increased 24% over the same months in 2019; the spike was 31% for teens 12 to 17. Girls were significantly more likely to experience these emergencies, but visits increased for boys as well.


https://www.dallasnews.com/news/commentary/2021/02/09/as-covid-isolation-ignites-mental-health-crises-why-cant-parents-find-hospital-beds-for-at-risk-kids/




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