Tag Archives: Children’s Health

The Tough Questions: How to Rebuild Trust Amid National Violence Helping children feel safe returning to the classroom

  The United States has seen an inflation in gun violence, with active shooter incidents becoming alarmingly more common in recent years. They increased from just three in 2000 to 40 in 2020, according to FBI data. Heartbreakingly, Americans are seemingly inundated with mass shooting scares and alerts, even in …

Read More »

Deciding on Braces: What are the Health Benefits to Orthodontics? Answers to questions about pediatric orthodontic care

Best friends talking together outside elementary school

  Orthodontics is not only about making your smile pretty. Although not every child will need braces, having an early assessment can prevent issues such as crowding or breathing obstruction—or future teeth shifts if you manage to adjust the jaw while it’s still growing. Parents naturally will have questions about …

Read More »

Removing Roadblocks to Trauma-Based Care New Washington, D.C. nonprofit focus on children and families seeking mental health services

Renee DeBoard-Lucas founder of TRUE Center

  High costs no longer need to be a roadblock to families in search of trauma-based care. TRUE Center, a nonprofit providing intervention and prevention services for children, will offer affordable mental health services, as well as education and training to community members and professionals. “It has felt like there’s …

Read More »