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Children / Mental Health #329627

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 02, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Topeka: Bob Faw) Issue of inadequate care for children with mental problems examined. [Child Aaron EDWARDS - says he has problems.] [Mental Health consultant Beth STROUL - says most of these children do not receive treatment.] [Mother Deborah CASEY - comments on having son committed to psychiatric hospital because her insurance would not pay for his special school.] Aaron reported sexually abused by another patient while he was hospitalized. [Mental health professional Barbara HUFF - comments.] Parents wishing to keep their emotionally disturbed children at home shown forming support group. [Troubled GIRL, "NATHAN" - say they feel unloved.] [Aaron's stepfather Tom CASEY, mental health consultant Tom BLATNER - commend program that allows these children to remain at home with visits from counselors.]

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:20

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