Survey: One in five states inadequately cares for mentally unhealthy children

According to a recent survey, one in five states don't appropriately treat children with serious mental health problems, reports USA Today. While some states require or promote care that has been shown to be effective for specific mental health problems, the survey says that most do not. Also, according to the survey, Medicaid reimbursements "for preventive or early mental health care for children" is prohibited by some federal and state policies. Article

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