AAP, AACAP, and CHA declare a national emergency in C&A mental health

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) have declared a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health. This declaration acknowledges a variety of factors, including the COVID-19 pandemic, that have contributed to a trend of worsening mental health for children and adolescents.

The full declaration can be found on the AAP website by clicking here.