Tag Archives: emotional health

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 …

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U.S. Surgeon General Gives Call to Action to Prioritize Youth Mental Health Crisis

therapist comforts child

  First, the good news: Mental illness in children and adolescents is often treatable and preventable. Unfortunately, the mental health of our country’s youth is in crisis, according to a recently released advisory from U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy. The advisory states that this youth mental health crisis occurred long before the …

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