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Oklahoma governor signs bill withholding hospital funding for trans youth care

Oklahoma governor signs bill withholding hospital funding for trans youth care

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed a bill on Tuesday that will withhold Covid relief funds from one of the state’s largest hospital systems unless it stops providing medical care. affirming gender to minors. Republican-signed first-term bill, up for re-election next month, authorizes more than $108 million in American Rescue Plan Act federal funds for University …

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Newsom signs bill protecting transgender youth and families fleeing red state policies

Newsom signs bill protecting transgender youth and families fleeing red state policies

SACRAMENTO— Rebranding California as a haven from discriminatory policies in conservative states, Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed a bill to protect transgender youth and their families from bans on gender-affirming care. State Sen. Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) Senate Bill 107 provides a series of safeguards meant to block out-of-state attempts to penalize families who …

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The University of Miami will create a new academic Center of Excellence for Prevention and Early Intervention to address the current youth mental health crisis in the region.

State awards $5 million to Miami U to tackle youth mental health

The Ohio Department of Education has partnered with the state Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to award a $5 million grant to the University of Miami, according to a press release from Wednesday. The university is working to address the state’s mental health crisis in children. 1 in 3 children in the …

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Amid youth mental health crisis and shortage of counsellors, SC creates new program for school staff

Amid youth mental health crisis and shortage of counsellors, SC creates new program for school staff

COLUMBIA, SC (WSPA) — Officials say Palmetto State schools have a new way to prepare teachers and other staff to support student mental health. On Wednesday morning, the Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina launched the John H. Magill SC School Behavioral Health Academy (SBHA). According to officials, the SBHA will provide …

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Report: Children and Youth in Maryland Continue to Face Mental Health Challenges

Report: Children and Youth in Maryland Continue to Face Mental Health Challenges

Mental health has become a major obstacle in the country to improving a child’s life, which the Annie E. Casey Foundation details in its latest Kids Count 2022 data book which assesses the well-being of children at nationwide and provides a state-by-state breakdown of services. and performance. This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s …

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Report: Children and Youth in Maryland Continue to Face Mental Health Challenges - Maryland Matters

Report: Children and Youth in Maryland Continue to Face Mental Health Challenges – Maryland Matters

Getty Images. Irene Diane is excited about her final year at Bowie High School, serving as president of the school’s student government association, and her future aspirations to attend college. But the 17-year-old Prince George’s County resident says mental health remains a challenge among her peers. One way to eliminate it: Maryland lawmakers are expected …

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Doctors tell parents about marijuana use linked to youth mental health

Doctors tell parents about marijuana use linked to youth mental health

SAN DIEGO — September is Suicide Awareness Month, and San Diego health experts all gathered Thursday at City Heights Family Health Centers in San Diego to educate parents about the risks of marijuana use on youth mental health. Experts said they saw a link to mental health and marijuana use. “Every day I treat patients …

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Kochi youth’s startup focusses on medical fitness, doctors praise his book

Kochi youth startup focuses on medical fitness, doctors praise its book

It could have been the end of Rajiv Ambat’s entrepreneurial dreams when his ed-tech startup failed miserably before it even took off. A bout of depression hit him as the future seemed uncertain. But that was only the beginning of his story, as the events that unfolded afterward would reveal. Today, he is a successful …

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Older Americans regret not taking more care of their teeth in their youth, but 80% still don't

Older Americans regret not taking more care of their teeth in their youth, but 80% still don’t

Delta Dental’s first senior oral health survey found that 72% of Americans ages 50 and older wish they had taken better care of their teeth in their youth, but many still don’t. Since oral health is linked to heart, brain and mental health, dentists encourage following the “2-1-2 rule”. SAN FRANCISCO, September 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ …

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