The youth mental health crisis increased ER visits among young children with mental health-related disorders.
Youth Mental Health Crisis Increases ER Visits as Young Children with Mental Health-Related Disorders Increases
The youth mental health crisis reportedly increased the number of emergency room visits among young children suffering from mental health-related disorders as the entire school year can trigger various mental health problems in young children together with the youth mental health crisis.
According to a report published in US News, the youth mental health crisis continued to increase among young children after school started, and the number of ER visits has increased with the increasing youth mental health crisis, mostly in Black and other Hispanic children.
With the youth mental health crisis, young children have been experiencing stress, anxiety, and depression while some of them have been suffering from suicidal thoughts and even turned to abusing substances at a young age due to the youth mental health crisis.
Mental Health Programs and Activities to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis in Young Children Following Increasing ER Visits
With the increasing ER visits, young children have been suffering from the youth mental health crisis due to several factors, including peer pressure and social media, where depression and anxiety commonly start.
Young children suffering from mental health disorders are encouraged to visit mental health professionals and participate in activities and programs aiming to address the youth mental health crisis, Health Day reported.