The number of children between ages 5 and 17 who were hospitalized for thoughts of suicide or serious self-harm doubled between 2008 and 2015, according to a 2017 report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The number of children between ages 5 and 17 who were hospitalized for thoughts of suicide or serious self-harm doubled between 2008 and 2015, according to a 2017 report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dreamstime/TNS TNS
The number of children between ages 5 and 17 who were hospitalized for thoughts of suicide or serious self-harm doubled between 2008 and 2015, according to a 2017 report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dreamstime/TNS TNS

Teen physicals should include mental health screenings, but they don't

May 31, 2018 12:19 PM