Mental Health

Mental Health

Focusing on Children's Mental Health

Learn more about the children's mental health crisis and how children's hospitals are addressing the challenges.

Children’s Hospitals End of Year Priorities

Our letter to congressional leaders outlines the end of year priorities critical for children’s health care across the nation.

Dec. 02, 2022

Children’s Hospitals Outline Year End Priorities in Letter to Congress

CHA sent a letter to congressional leaders highlighting the end of year priorities critical for children’s health care across the nation.

Nov. 03, 2022

Health Organizations Urge the Biden Administration to Declare a Federal National Emergency in Children’s Mental Health

The organizations are calling for a comprehensive mental health workforce strategy that prioritizes investments in training pediatric mental health and primary care professionals.

Oct. 13, 2022

Children’s Hospitals Team Up with Cardinal Health to Prevent Youth Suicide

16 children’s hospitals and health systems from across the country will share in over $2 million in grants to help care for youth at risk.

Sep. 20, 2022

Investing in Kids’ Mental Health Now Act Introduced in the Senate

This bipartisan bill would provide much-needed Medicaid investment for mental health services for children and the behavioral health workforce that cares for them.

Aug. 05, 2022

Children’s Hospital Association Endorses National Governors Association Chairman’s Initiative

NGA’s incoming chair launches a youth mental health initiative.

July 15, 2022

Children’s Hospitals, Experts Urge Congress to Address Children’s Mental Health Crisis

Children’s Hospital Association convenes D.C. mental health fly-in event.

July 13, 2022

Take Action to Boost the Pediatric Behavioral Health Workforce Now

America must invest in a specialized, pediatric behavioral health workforce now to ensure that children can receive the care they need.

July 07, 2022

Legislation Would Invest in Kids' Mental Health

The bipartisan Health Care Capacity for Pediatric Mental Health Act supports pediatric behavioral health care integration and coordination, workforce training, and increases investments in infrastructure.

June 23, 2022

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