SC pediatrician sees increase in anxiety, depression among young kids

 ADHD in the News 2020-11-19

A new report by the CDC finds children ages 5 to 11 are experiencing a 24% increase in mental health-related emergency department visits, and a South Carolina pediatrician says she’s seeing a similar trend. Researchers with the Center for Disease Control compared emergency department visits from April to October 2020 to the same time in 2019 using data provided by hospitals.