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How the love for reading books can save babies in Siberia. Students at McKinley Elementary know the answer.

September 22, 2016

JP Licks is donating part of the proceeds to the “Protecting Newborns agains HIV in Russia”, a program currently underway in Siberia, endorsed by Partners in Health.

Partners in Health is a global leader in development of global health care. “Global health is key to global order and security” (“Better Health for poor women and children will strengthen global security”, The Hill, July 26, 2016, written by Partners in Health CEO, Professor of Psychiatry, Dr. Gary L. Gottlieb)….

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The Social Determinants of Health (SDH) in the Context of Recent Challenges at the McKinley Elementary School in Boston

August 9, 2016

This blog discusses the social determinants of health (SDH) in the context of recent challenges at the McKinley Elementary School in Boston.

We live in an exciting time of great scientific discoveries that have finally reached clinical practice and key public health stakeholders This year the Center for Disease Control (CDC) within the office of Public Health Genomics is undergoing a new round of reviews and analyses of its programs by stakeholders.

Child psychiatrists are actively trying to translate new knowledge into action….

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SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day May 5, 2016, Washington, DC

June 6, 2016

Finding Help. Finding Hope.

This is about our children—so often overlooked or underfunded in healthcare budgets, a bright and hopeful moment that deserves notice. It also serves to remind us of how much work remains. In our nation there are 75 million children and teens. Every year, one out of every five children requires professional psychiatric attention.

On May 5th, “The Heroes of Hope” (clinicians, educators, parents, youth law reinforcement officials) united in Washington DC to turn up the volume on the national dialogue about children’s mental health….

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