Child & Adolescent Mental Health
In October, the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Children’s Hospital Association issued a joint Declaration of National Emergency in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Families’ experiences during the pandemic have made clear that children and families are struggling. This struggle isn’t new, though. Children and adolescents have been facing a mental health crisis for some time. Now, there are new policies, tools, and programs that can help us support families and kids. This conversation explores who is affected by the crisis and the myriad ways that funders can provide much-needed support.