Thursday, December 11, 2008

Behavioral health problems rise when economic times get tough

The American Psychiatric Association issued a press release on October 15, 2008 pointing out that the incidence of psychiatric problems rises in tough economic times.

Here at GCASA, I worry that just when mental health and substance abuse problems will predictably rise because of the unemployment and bleak economic conditions, services will be cut because of lack of funds.

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