STatement on police brutality June 2020
The Children’s Mental Health Campaign (CMHC) grieves for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and countless others who have lost their lives to police brutality. We stand with protesters and Black communities all over the country combatting the structural racism, hatred, and oppression that infiltrate every aspect of the systems on which we are meant to rely. [MORE]...
Local/State Level Organizations
Having Conversations with Children
- How do I talk to children about racial injustice?
- Sesame Street Racism Town Hall
- Zero to Three: Using Your Power as a Parent
- PBS: Helping Children With Tragic Events in the News
- USA Today: George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. What do we tell our children?
- The Trevor Project: Supporting Black LGBTQ Youth Mental Health
- Embrace Race: 31 Children's books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance
- Resources for Starting and Deepening Anti-Racism Work
MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENTS TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE February 2020
On February 27 2020, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office announced the results of a longstanding behavioral health parity investigation. The settlement, arriving on the heels of Senate passage of the Mental Health ABC Act, enforces federal parity laws regarding reliability of provider directories, determination of reimbursement rates, and use of prior authorization. [MORE]...
Rob showed us the power of collaboration and partnership to enrich and achieve an advocacy platform that stands for the most vulnerable among us. Most important, he challenged all of us to aim higher. [MORE]...
The Children's Mental Health Campaign strongly opposes immigration policy that separates children from their parents and caregivers. Keeping families intact ensures greater well-being and safety for children. [MORE]...