Parents Are Leery Of Schools Requiring ‘Mental Health’ Disclosures By Students

Children registering for school in Florida this year were asked to reveal some history about their mental health. The new requirement is part of a...

One University’s Compassionate Plan for Teaching Students Resilience

Young adults are extremely stressed-out these days—and colleges across America are scrambling to support them. In 2013, a group of top-flight colleges including Stanford, Harvard, Princeton...

Schools See Fallout from Students’ Home Lives, Take on Trauma

Teachers started seeing it several years ago: More and more students were acting out in class, their behaviors more frequent and more extreme. And...

Examining Hospitals’ Role in Preventing Youth Suicide

Did you know that nearly one in ten high school students in the United States has attempted suicide and more young people die from...

The Doctors Want In: Democratic Docs Talk Health Care On The...

Dr. Rob Davidson, an emergency physician from western Michigan, had never considered running for Congress. Then came February 2017. The 46-year-old Democrat found himself...

Thousands of Older Children Also Were Separated at the Border. What...

Editor's note: This opinion piece originally appeared on Philly.com. The views expressed in the piece are Dr. Rubin's own.  It’s been more than three months since...

Pennsylvania, 17th in Childhood Well-Being, Is at Risk for a Census...

Pennsylvania ranks 17th in the nation for childhood well-being, according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, recently released by the Annie E. Casey...

From Crib To Court: Trump Administration Summons Immigrant Infants

The Trump administration has summoned at least 70 children under 1 year old to immigration court for their own deportation proceedings since Oct. 1,...

Vigil Planned Outside Berks County Family Detention Center

This Sunday, July 15th, protesters will gather outside Berks County Residential Center, a detention center for immigrant children and parents located in Leesport, PA....

Ensuring Rural Kids are Part of the Health Equity Conversation

Decreasing child health disparities and advocating for equitable health outcomes is the cornerstone of PolicyLab’s research portfolios. As PolicyLab continues to expand our research...

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