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Better Mental Health

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas | Posted 08.10.2016 | Politics
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas

When policy-makers say that someone has fallen through the cracks, we attempt to explain a situation as something that we cannot control. As an elected representative, it is my responsibility to identify those cracks, and propose responsible solutions to repair those cracks and ensure that they do not splinter again.

Getting to an A+ School-to-Health Connection for America's Children

Wendy Lazarus | Posted 08.21.2016 | Education
Wendy Lazarus

Schools are especially effective places to educate children and families about achieving good health and help them attain it--we should seize this moment to strengthen that critical connection between schools and health.

Unexpected Consequences: Are We Ready for Them as Our Health System Changes?

James R. Knickman | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York
James R. Knickman

As we work to expand access to health care and preventive services, to improve quality and efficiency, and curb costs, what might we lose? And, what might end up being better than expected?

E.R. Visits: A Costly Band-Aid for Troubled Students

Richard Buery | Posted 06.24.2012 | New York
Richard Buery

Faced with a shortage of resources, educators are increasingly calling 911 when children act out, resulting not only in costly emergency room visits, but a failure to treat the underlying behavioral disorder.