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

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...
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