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Rural children often go without critical mental health treatment

Posted on: July 1, 2018

LELAND, Miss. — Jennifer Townsend was shocked when she found a note written by her oldest child, a 14-year-old: The teen was planning to commit suicide. Townsend, a mother of four who lives in the rural Mississippi Delta, wanted to get help for her daughter immediately. She called a nearby state-funded community mental health clinic … Continue reading

 

Rural children often go without critical mental health treatment