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2024 Youth Mental Health Report KIDS IN CRISIS

Growing up is a challenge on its own, but when you factor in the pressures from social media, incidents of mass violence and various societal issues, the toll on youth’s mental well-being becomes increasingly evident. And experts are still working to quantify the added impacts children experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Helping Clients Improve Behavior Is Goal Of ABA Program

As the director of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Kim Conrad said she loves what she does because she is able to see firsthand the impact of her and her staff’s work with the clients they serve. Applied Behavior Analysis is a scientific discipline in which principles of learning are systemically applied to improve socially significant

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First of its kind partnership to combat substance abuse opens in St. Louis

First of its kind partnership to combat substance abuse opens in St. Louis   Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) and the Brown School of Washington University — St. Louis are collaborating to create a first of its kind partnership aimed at improving outcomes for substance use disorder treatment. CAPA (Community Academic Partnership on Addiction) is a

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Prevention Services Receives Outstanding Community Service Award

An award recently presented to PFH Prevention Services serves as a testament to the hard work and efforts of the staff to save lives in the communities they serve. Prevention Services, which covers 27 counties in northern Missouri, works with communities to provide education and support to help fight substance use disorders, particularly among children

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