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Exasperating: Getting Treatment for Mentally Ill Child

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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Writer, H. (2008, December 7). Exasperating: Getting Treatment for Mentally Ill Child, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, September 21 from https://www.healthyplace.com/parenting/child-mental-health/life-with-a-mentally-ill-child

Last Updated: August 14, 2019

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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