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New Study Shows Kids with Mental Health Conditions Aren't Getting Treatment

MindBodyGreen — February 13, 2019 — 1 min read
If you're a parent, your No. 1 priority is raising a healthy, happy kid. But how often do you really think about your child's mental health? A new analysis, published in JAMA Pediatrics, suggests that we should all be paying more attention to mental health issues in children since many of them aren't getting proper care—or any care at all—for their conditions.

For this study, researchers surveyed more than 50,000 parents. The results showed that more than 16 percent of children in the U.S. have a mental health condition. 

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