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Many Localities Not Ready for Launch of 988 Mental Health Hotline

Gaps in strategic planning, financial preparedness, availability of services, and system coordination are reported

Mental Health Impact of Pandemic-Linked School Closures Explored

Mental health hospitalizations for suicide attempt or self-injury increased 41.7 percent by fall 2020, with a 49 percent increase seen among girls

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Pediatric Mental Health Crises Up During First Year of Pandemic

Average length of boarding increased more than twofold; about half of patients experienced extended boarding of two or more days

ADHD Tied to Fourfold Higher Likelihood of Having Anxiety Disorder

Neuropsychiatric Sequelae Similar for Severe COVID-19, SARI

Neuropsychiatric sequelae are comparable for survivors of COVID-19 hospitalization, other severe acute respiratory infections

Alternative Treatment for Depression

Many Young Adults With Depression Not Receiving Treatment

Common reasons for not seeking treatment include cost, not knowing where to go for services, fear of being committed or having to take meds

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Children’s Mental Health Impacted by Adult COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Stress surrounding the pandemic declined in U.S. children after vaccinations were rolled out for adults

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Teen Use of School Mental Health Services Up in 2019

Odds of receiving any school mental health services were greater in 2019 than each year from 2009 to 2018

Poor Sleep Patterns Tied to Worsening Behavioral Health During Pandemic

Insufficient sleep duration, inconsistent timing of sleep tied to mental health symptoms and substance use

Two in Five Adults With ADHD Report Excellent Mental Health

Rate of complete mental health lower among adults with ADHD compared with those without ADHD