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Jun 14, 2022 - Describes challenges for rural emergency departments that are seeing increased utilization for youth mental health emergencies and issues related to higher rates and lengths of hospitalization in urban hospitals due to a lack of behavioral health capacity in rural hospitals. Examines rising rates of self-harm emergency visits in Kentucky, noting similar trends and mental health challenges among youth in West Virginia and Ohio.
Source: Ohio Valley Resource

Last Updated: 6/15/2022