While everyone is obsessing with cases and plotting a new round of infringements on basic liberties those very things are harming lives. The CDC has documented double-digit increases in mental-health emergencies for children but no one is covering that.
The lockdowns, the forced-remote learning (isolation), and the non-stop health-terrorism has kids who have almost no risk of hospitalization or death from COVID ending up at the hospital.
Two weeks ago we reported on a significant spike in suicidal ideation among kids in New Hampshire. An “Alarming increases…at a rate we’ve not seen before.”
It’s not just New Hampshire. According to the CDC,
Beginning in April 2020, the proportion of children’s mental health-related ED visits among all pediatric ED visits increased and remained elevated through October. Compared with 2019, the proportion of mental health-related visits for children aged 5–11 and 12–17 years increased approximately 24%. and 31%, respectively.
Look at those numbers again. Because of COVID fearmongering lockdowns and isolation, the US is experiencing a 25% increase in mental health emergencies among children 5-11 years old.
Teenagers are experiencing a 31% spike in the same. The numbers are higher among girls, and I’d bet they are even higher among ‘LGBT’ kids. Minors frolicking on the gender spectrum are already up to 40% more likely to consider suicide so what the hell is this doing to them?
No one seems to care and politicians are 100% to blame; they are driving that train and it is headed off the tracks again.
Is the goal to drive 5-17-year-olds into the 40-50 percent mental health emergency range or are you simply so obsessed with your political posturing and public health care theater that as a problem it’s simply something that will present a political opportunity somewhere down the road?
‘Look at this terrible situation, we should show how compassionate we are as Democrats and throw other people’s money at it. And if they object we’ll call them names and say they hate children.’
Another fine example from a party that has been enriching themselves and their donors on taxpayer dollars spent to solve the problems they appear to deliberately create.
This mental health catastrophe is entirely the product of progressive political thinking and the Public Health Fascism forced upon kids is totally unjustified. A problem not limited to children but it has become clear that kids are not a vector for transmission to adults. The risk of any complications or death for them is extremely rare. They do not need to learn remotely nor should healthy or asymptomatic kids be forced to wear masks. But they are being isolated and restricted in ways that have very real, serious, long term health consequences.
COVID19 isn’t killing them, politicians are killing them.
And that needs to stop.