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In this statewide project, journalists explore the high costs of the pandemic for children and young adults. The project is supported in part by the Hammer Family Charitable Foundation and the Education Writers Association.
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The governor expects the age to drop as soon as demand softens among ages 65 and older. Meantime, six sites are opening in underserved communities "to reach anyone who may fall through the cracks."
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Each day in Florida about 100 kids are involuntarily committed for psychiatric exams under the Baker Act. That adds up to about 36,000 kids a year, and experts say something has to be done. We explore what happens when kids get committed.