Whether a child receives treatment for behavioral health problems is critical to their mental, physical and emotional well-being. But recent findings published in the journal JAMA Network Open reveal that more than half of high-risk kids aren’t receiving the behavioral health services they need, HealthDay reports. Overall, nearly 12,000 kids ages 10 to 17 and caregivers of children ages 2 to 9 were observed. The inquiry showed that 57% of children ages 2 to 9 with a high incidence of adverse childhood experiences weren’t linked to any clinical behavioral health services. For related coverage, read “Treatment of Children’s Mental Health Issues Is Widely Inconsistent.”
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