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Getting Treatment for Mentally Ill Child Is Exasperating

Journalist Pete Earley talks about his struggles to get help for his son, who became bipolar while away at college. Earley says, unless a mentally ill person becomes a threat to himself or others, it's often difficult to secure any kind of treatment. Earley, who is the author of the book Crazy, speaks with Linda Wertheimer about the state of mental health treatment.

Source: NPR

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Staff, H. (2022, January 17). Getting Treatment for Mentally Ill Child Is Exasperating, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2022, November 28 from https://www.healthyplace.com/parenting/child-mental-health/life-with-a-mentally-ill-child

Last Updated: January 18, 2022

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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