May 12, 2023
Mental Health | Tea Leaves
  • New CDC data show that U.S. adolescents made fewer weekly visits to emergency departments for mental health issues in Fall 2022 compared to 2021, but teen suicide and overdose ED visit rates remain high. By late 2022, pandemic restrictions had been loosened or lifted, and adolescents had generally returned to schools, with better social engagement and reduced isolation linked with improved mental and behavioral health, the researchers noted. (Articles here and here)