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A new mental health hotline starts for Orange County pediatricians


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Pediatricians in Orange County can now pick up the phone to get help when treating their patients who suffer from mental illness. 

More than a hundred and fifty thousand children in the region suffer from mental health issues. In an effort to tackle mental illnesses earlier before it’s too late, the Children's Hospital of Orange County has launched a pilot hotline to help pediatricians to connect their young patients with psychiatric care.