CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It's estimated that 9 million children in the U.S. have some sort of mental health issue.
Channel 9 learned that an overwhelming majority of children never see a psychiatrist or psychologist, they only see their pediatrician.
As we continue our effort to shine a light on mental health issues, we have looked into how including a mental health check in a visit to a pediatrician can make a significant difference.
Watch the video above to hear how one mother told Channel 9 her daughter’s life changed after she was diagnosed with anxiety.
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