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Mental-Health Program Provides Alternative to Emergency-Room Boarding

Jun 21, 2022 | Media Coverage, Pressroom

On a given day in Massachusetts, more than 100 children and teenagers are brought to hospital emergency rooms because they’re facing a mental-health crisis and sometimes have to stay there for days or weeks. Youth Villages is helping to combat this problem with the Intercept for Emergency Diversion program. Read the full Public News Service story here.