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Wicomico County has high rate of students sent to hospitals for mental health evaluation

December 6, 2023

Three times a week, on average, a police car pulls up to a school in Wicomico County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. A student is brought out, handcuffed and placed inside for transport to a hospital emergency room for a psychiatric evaluation. Over the past eight years, the process has been used at least 750 times on students. Some are as young as 5 years old.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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