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A Decade of Data Describes Nationwide Youth Mental Health Crisis

[Source:  Medical X-Press]

When Tanner Bommersbach, M.D., and a team of Mayo Clinic researchers analyzed national records of pediatric emergency department visits, they provided essential data to describe the growing national crisis in pediatric mental health.

Their study found that from 2011 to 2020, youth visits to emergency departments for  reasons doubled, while the proportion of visits for suicide-related symptoms increased fivefold.

The team’s findings were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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