‘It was terrifying:’ Parents plead for expanded children’s mental health services

Six days being held behind locked doors in the hospital. A 12-year-old in handcuffs. A child held in seclusion for not complying with hospital staff. Wait times stretching into years to access appropriate services. Driving hours to access services in western Iowa. A parent driven to the brink of suicide by the lack of support … Continue reading ‘It was terrifying:’ Parents plead for expanded children’s mental health services