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As Wait for Mental Help Increases, Suicide Attempts Continue to Rise

Source
The Maine Monitor
Date
Aug 7, 2022
Summary
Describes challenges to meet the mental and behavioral health needs of Maine, noting that hospital emergency rooms are met with increasing suicide rates and mental health emergencies. Discusses efforts by state leadership and health education training programs to support the mental health workforce in the state, particularly in rural areas.
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Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Mental health · Suicide and suicide prevention · Maine