Involuntary Hospitalization Deters Youth from Seeking Mental Healthcare – A new study documents the negative impacts of involuntary hospitalization for youth experiencing mental health challenges. Researchers, led by Nev Jones from the University of South Florida, found that young people who were hospitalized for mental health reasons against their will experience the treatment as punitive and report high levels of distrust for mental health providers. The study was published in the journal Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.