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Health Care: Health and Refugee Children

health care: Toronto pediatrician Dr, according to Toronto Star. Astrid Guttman said the research suggests there are important subgroups of immigrant and refugee children who face barriers in accessing outpatient mental health care. Newcomers did not seek early help from primary care doctors likely due to barriers in accessing and using outpatient mental health services, said researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES and the Hospital for Sick Children. SUPPLIED PHOTO Dr. SUPPLIED PHOTO Efforts are needed to reduce stigma and identify mental health problems early, before crises, among immigrant populations, said the study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal Tuesday. Natasha Saunders, a pediatrician at Sick Kids, is lead author of the report published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. ( As reported in the news.