For children from ages 11 to as young as 5 years old, anxiety and depression complaints in emergency rooms have risen by 24% between April and October, when compared to 2019. For children 12 to 17 years old, the rates of emergency room visits for mental health is up 31%.
“We have to recognize this one truth: We’re going to lose more kids to suicide than COVID,” Dr. Mathieu Bermingham, the medical director of children services of Roxbury and a consultant to the Department of the Mental Health in early childhood mental health, told board members Tuesday
We are ruining parents and killing or seriously damaging kids to make Jeff Bezos even richer. Let’s wake up, lose the fear, and get our lives back.