(NY) City Hospital System Is Expanding Children’s Mental Health Programs

Recognizing that negative childhood experiences can affect a person’s health long into adulthood, New York City’s public hospital system is expanding its mental health programs for children and adolescents.

“Traditionally, everything was siloed,” Dr. Charles Barron, NYC Health & Hospitals’ deputy chief medical officer, said of the division between physical and mental health care. “Now we’re recognizing there’s a continuum in a child’s life — at home, in school, certainly in health care centers — and so creating these partnerships is really important.”

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(NY) City Hospital System Is Expanding Children’s Mental Health Programs

Recognizing that negative childhood experiences can affect a person’s health long into adulthood, New York City’s public hospital system is expanding its mental health programs for children and adolescents.

“Traditionally, everything was siloed,” Dr. Charles Barron, NYC Health & Hospitals’ deputy chief medical officer, said of the division between physical and mental health care. “Now we’re recognizing there’s a continuum in a child’s life — at home, in school, certainly in health care centers — and so creating these partnerships is really important.”

Read the full article here.

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