A bill by Assemblyman James Ramos, D-Highland, and state Sen. Ling Ling Chang, R-Diamond Bar, created the office... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-22
By | Reporter
On Tuesday, November 10, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for California v. Texas, a case in which a group of conservative attorneys general led by the Texas Attorney General and the Trump Administration are seeking to overturn the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA). Researchers from the Urban Institute... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-22
By Edwin Park
Trauma and toxic stress can affect brain development in children and adolescents. Responsive, trauma-informed policies are long overdue.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-22
By Stella Safo
Christi Brouder had finally gotten her 10-year-old daughter settled on the hallway floor with a laptop and signed into a video class on Google Meet when the girl's 6-year-old brother leaped over...... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-22
As in-person schooling returns in some districts, mental health professionals say many children will face difficulties as a result of the isolation and worry they experience during the pandemic.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-21
Source: Education : NPR
By Patti Neighmond
The choice between Trump and Biden on healthcare raises high stakes for California.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-20
By Noam N. Levey
CLASP analyzed data related to economic justice, healing and well-being and safety and justice for youth and young adults before and during the pandemic. This first set of data, focusing on economic justice, shows how the pandemic has made an already inequitable system even worse for youth and young adults,... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-20
President Trump has signed a bipartisan bill creating a three-digit hotline for mental health emergencies. Mental health advocates say it'll bring mental health crisis response into the 21st century.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-20
If the Supreme Court overturns the ACA, coverage and federal spending on health care will fall in every state, and health care providers will experience sizable decreases in revenue.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-20
Source: Urban Wire
By Linda J. Blumberg, Michael Simpson, Matthew Buettgens, Jessica Banthin, John Holahan
American Psychological Association CEO Arthur Evans told "Newsweek" the new reality of the pandemic means that uncertainty is amplified for this age group.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-20
Source: Newsweek
It took years for the American Public Health Assn. to say that police violence threatens the health of not just victims and their families, but entire communities.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-20
By Deborah Netburn
President Trump has signed a bi-partisan bill creating a 3-digit hotline for mental health emergencies. Mental health advocates say it will bring mental health crisis response into the 21st century.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-19
Source: News : NPR
By Rhitu Chatterjee
San Francisco will soon launch the nation's largest experiment that diverts most nonviolent mental health and behavioral crisis calls away from police and to specially trained mobile units.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-19
Source: News : NPR
By Eric Westervelt
Starting in April, as a response to the COVID-19 emergency, the U.S. government issued a round of stimulus checks to American citizens accompanied by allocations for businesses that were hit hard and unemployment insurance for those who lost their jobs. The entire stimulus package, named the CARES Act, was over... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-16
Source: Youth Today
By Deandra Mouzon
It's no wonder that a soulless economic and political system that disregards the well-being of its people produces chronic anxiety and despair.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-16
Source: Newsweek
The Trevor Project uses data collected from a national survey of over 2,500 Black LGBTQ youth to provide a comprehensive look at the mental health of Black LGBTQ youth in America. The post All Black Lives Matter: Mental Health of Black LGBTQ Youth appeared first on Youth Today.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-14
Source: Youth Today
By Nickolas Bagley
Without preschool and playgroups, the youngest children are missing out on important educational opportunities.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-14
By Laura van Straaten
Emerging mental health problems often go unaddressed in mothers. But there are effective, low-cost solutions to change that.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-13
By Corinne Purtill
More sleep and family time—and less social media—may have made the difference.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-13
Source: The Atlantic
By Jean M. Twenge
A new analysis shows that coverage levels fell for a third straight year. And that was before the pandemic struck.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-09
By Margot Sanger-Katz and Abby Goodnough
Since the American Community Survey became available in 2008, we have been using this data to track state and national trends in children’s health coverage. This year is the tenth time I have co-authored this report LINK, and the news is the worst yet – by a long shot. As... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-09
By Joan Alker
"As a black man from the South, my body bears proof of white supremacy’s persistence and limitations," writes author and Center for Health Journalism Fellow Issac Bailey in his new book.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-08
Poverty, neglect, housing instability, violence, food insecurity and separation from parents all affect childhood development – and thus, lifelong health. Yet, 13 million children are food insecure and one in six children live in poverty. Here are 5 things to know about trauma and childhood.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-08
By Nicole Fisher