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Workforce Crisis for Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

“There is a dearth of child psychiatrists…Furthermore, many barriers remain that prevent children, teenagers, and their parents from seeking help from the small number of specially trained professionals… This places a burden on pediatricians, family physicians, and other gatekeepers to identify children for referral and treatment decisions.” (Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General, 1999).

Here are the facts about this topic from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Click here.

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