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Mom clears tears from eyes while speaking

One state looks to get kids in crisis out of the ER — and back home

Feb 9, 2023 | Media Coverage, Pressroom

When Haley was brought to the emergency department in October, she was one of 115 children and teenagers who went to a hospital emergency room in a mental health crisis and got stuck there. She spent two days on a gurney in a hallway before the hospital social worker suggested the Youth Villages Intercept for Emergency Diversion program.

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