Children’s Hospital New Orleans sets the bar for mental health services amid growing need | Sponsored: Children’s Hospital New Orleans

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Editor’s Note This article is brought to you by Children’s Hospital New Orleans. In recent years, children across the country have struggled with depression, anxiety and other problems because of COVID-19, exposure to violence, family issues, school disruptions and more. That’s also been true in New Orleans and across the […]

Mental healthcare for marginalized groups: Barriers to access

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Individuals from minoritized ethnic communities are generally less likely to use mental healthcare services than the majority white population. Some of the reasons for disparities in mental health utilization by marginalized ethnic groups include provider discrimination, lack of adequate health insurance, high costs, limited access to quality care, stigma, mistrust […]

Group wants $25M for school health centers

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A group of school leaders and advocates is calling on Michigan to expand its school-based health clinics. Amid increasing concerns about mental health because of the pandemic, the School-Community Health Alliance of Michigan wants $25 million in the upcoming fiscal year to establish 100 more school-based health centers. This request […]