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Why so few hospital beds for teens?

Original post made on Jun 10, 2015

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent psychiatrist as a "hospitalization crisis" — is actually the norm rather than the exception in California.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 2:43 PM

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Posted by Jay Ess
a resident of another community
on Jun 10, 2015 at 3:34 pm

where is the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in all this? Have they no beds for mentally ill children? How can they ignore kids who are emotionally, or mentally in trouble? What about anorexia? Panic attacks, depression, suicidal kids..

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