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IWK chief of psychiatry: Distress calls, eating disorders up, but no overall changes in admission rates

The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Please help us continue this coverage by subscribing. With the exception of a consistent number of patients presenting with eating disorders, the region’s largest children’s hospital isn’t seeing any alarming pandemic-related mental health trends despite a 15% increase in “distress visits” so far this year. […]