• AAP, other pediatric groups declare 'national emergency' over mental health

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The AAP and other pediatric groups on Tuesday declared that a “worsening crisis in child and adolescent mental health” brought on by COVID-19 “and the ongoing struggle for racial justice” constitutes a national emergency.
    The AAP issued the joint declaration with the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Children's Hospital Association.
    “As health professionals dedicated to the care of children and adolescents, we have witnessed soaring rates of mental health challenges among children, adolescents, and their families over the course
    Read more ...