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News - July 27, 2012

Physician seeks new approach to teen mental health

Fragmented, insurance-driven system leads to patchwork care, poor communication

by Chris Kenrick

Galvanized by a cluster of Palo Alto student suicides in 2009 and 2010, local physician Meg Durbin is challenging the medical bureaucracy to streamline mental health screening and treatment for teens.

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