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Mental health crisis: Children at breaking point during COVID

Across the Midwest, there are not nearly enough psychiatrists, therapists or direct-care staff to treat a rising tide of young people spiraling into crisis. For the most acute cases, there aren’t enough inpatient beds, either. It’s a story echoed across much of the country. This was true even before COVID-19.