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Oversight agency report shows more mental patients in emergency departments

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Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 6:50 pm | Updated: 7:00 pm, Sun Jul 21, 2013.

North Carolinians experiencing a mental-health crisis comprised 75 percent of behavioral health-related hospital admissions through a visit to an emergency department, according to a report by a state oversight agency.

The report by the N.C. Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services also shows the overall number of behavioral health-related admissions continues to rise the past two years.

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