More than half of children in the United States who have a high number of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) or symptoms of psychological distress received no behavioral health services. Among young children (ages 2 to 9), 57% of those with high ACEs had no current clinical behavioral health contact. Among older children (ages 10 to 17), 63% of those with high ACEs had no current clinical behavioral health contact. Among children with high symptoms of psychological distress, about 53% of those ages 2 to 9 years and 52% of those ages 10 to 17 had no current clinical contact. For . . .
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