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McLean County will open a behavioral health triage center next year, filling a gap in adult psychiatric services after the Center for Human Services closed its doors to new clients earlier this month.

McLean County Board
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McLean County Administrator Bill Wasson says the Center for Human Services' decision to stop taking new referrals to its psychiatric program could have a wide-ranging impact on some county services.

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Center for Human Services

Psychiatric services in McLean County face another cut after the Center for Human Services announced Tuesday that it must shut its doors to new clients.

Center for Human Services
Center for Human Services

McLean County has limited access to child psychiatrists. If youths in need are lucky enough to find one, they are often placed on a seemingly endless waitlist. Those who aren’t so lucky are often referred to a doctor outside of the county, and yes, another wait list.

Isabel Molina
Stephanie Roberts

In a time when concerns are rising about the social and emotional health of youth, there are not enough child psychiatrists to provide services.