Mental health crises rising among Coos County children, teens

Mental health crises rising among Coos County children, teens, The World (April 30, 2016)

COOS COUNTY — Suicide attempts and other psychological crises among Coos County children as young as 4 are on the rise, and Bay Area Hospital isn’t equipped to deal with them.

In 2011, Bay Area Hospital logged 27 child psychology consultations and six admissions. By 2014, the last year for which statistics are available, those numbers had grown to 101 consultations and 62 admissions. (Read more…)