Association of youth suicides and county-level mental health professional shortage areas in the US

Importance:┬áSuicide is the second leading cause of death among US adolescents. Workforce shortages of mental health professionals in the US are widespread, but the association between mental health workforce shortages and youth suicides is not well understood. Objective:┬áTo assess the association between youth suicide rates and mental health professional workforce shortages at the county level, […]