Local children’s health advocates say they are increasingly concerned about the mental and behavioral health needs among the community’s kids. They say the pandemic, violence in schools and the community, and the stressors of living in poverty have left many children — especially those from disadvantaged communities — with unmet needs.
This hour, our guests examine the gaps in services and make their recommendations for how to increase access to care. Our guests:
The Children’s Agenda advocates for effective policies and drives evidenced-based solutions for the health, education and success of children. We are especially committed to children who are vulnerable because of poverty, racism, health inequities and trauma.