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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Rates of anti-depressant prescriptions for teens have increased 83 percent in less than a decade

    Rates of anti-depressant prescriptions for teens have increased 83 percent in less than a decade


    A Medical Association study has showed 1.35 million scripts were dispensed to people 24 and under between 2007 and 2016.

    Clinical psychologist Sarah Hetrick says there could be a positive explanation.

    She says it may indicate an increase in access to care.

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