Admissions into the hospital’s Adolescent Psychiatric Unit has drastically increased compared to last year. The state has created a “behavioral toolbox” for parents.
The proclamation highlighted a sharp increase in mental health visits among children. The governor then listed hospitals seeing particularly high numbers.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center is at the top of the list with the steepest increase of acute care admissions across the state.
When compared to 2019, Sacred Heart has seen a 73% increase