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“Study: Child disability rates continue to rise”

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Work of Adobe photo shop, but originally downloaded from http://imh.org.rs/ – INFORMATOR_INSITUTA; need for article Institute of Mental Health (Belgrade) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This August 18, 2014 article on the Pittsburgh Business Times website talks about a recent study that seems to show there is an increased risk of disability due to mental health or neurodevelopmental causes among children of families who are at about 400% of the national poverty level.  The study also shows that disability due to asthma has decreased which they feel is due to better medications for treating asthma being available.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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This resource is a link to the National Child Abuse Prevention site that is sponsored in part by the Department of Health and Human Services

English: Rib fractures in an infant secondary ...

English: Rib fractures in an infant secondary to child abuse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Military Kids at Risk”

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This May 27, 2013 article found on the We AreCentralPA.com website talks about the effects of multiple military deployments of a parent on kids

 

“Waverly to implement anti-bullying programs”

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This June 8, 2012 article found on thedailyreview.com website discusses anti-bullying programs being implemented in the Waverly Central School District

Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 is “Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health” Awareness day.¬† For more information visit this link … http://www.samhsa.gov/children/

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