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Children's Issues
Mental Health America believes that all children and families should have access to the support they need throughout early childhood to give future generations the best possible start in life.…


Children's Issues
A major component of health care reform in the United States is the imperative to deal with our appallingly high infant mortality rates and the evidence they reveal of a medical care system that is…


Children's Issues
The evidence regarding the benefits of systematic prevention and promotion programs is strong, and Mental Health America believes that the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental…


Children's Issues
Early identification, accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of mental health or substance use conditions in school-aged young people can alleviate enormous suffering and heartbreak and help…


Children's Issues
Mental Health America (MHA) is committed to the principle that mental health is an essential part of a child's overall well-being and that a full array of services should be available to…


Children's Issues
With the recent understanding that prevention and promotion programs can be effective in reducing the prevalence of mental health and substance use conditions in American society,[1] it is important…


Children's Issues
As a leading advocate for the mental health and wellness of children and adolescents, Mental Health America (MHA) opposes corporal punishment and zero tolerance policies and supports individuated…


Children's Issues
Policy As of 2002-2004, when this issue last received critical federal attention from the General Accounting Office and the Congress, more than 12,700 children were placed into state child welfare or…

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