Behavioral and Mental Health
A Documentary on Mental Health: 'The Wait to Nowhere'
This short-form documentary challenges lawmakers to acknowledge the mental health crisis—and act now before more children are lost.
Training Pediatricians in Behavioral Health
Program increases early intervention efforts by equipping providers to identify and treat mental health conditions.
Making Behavioral Health a Community Endeavor
A preventive mental health program enlists community collaboration to execute interventions.
How Children's Hospitals Are Improving Behavioral Health Care
Explore how Children’s Hospital Association and our members are improving behavioral health care amid a crisis.
Governors’ FY 2024 Proposed Funding for Pediatric Behavioral Health Initiatives
Key themes include a focus on school-based services, plans to address workforce shortages and investments in Medicaid support for behavioral health services.
Strategies to Reduce Behavioral Health Boarding Time
One children’s hospital reduced boarding times of behavioral health patients by 36% with changes to processes, technology, and staffing.
The Latest Pediatric Mental Health Data
Since 2019, suicide attempts, suicide ideation, and self-injury have become the most common mental health conditions among ED discharges at children’s hospitals.
Restoring the Workforce: CHA’s Priorities for Action
Children’s Hospital Association and our children’s hospitals are committed to empowering caregivers to fulfill their highest calling.
Building Tomorrow's Behavioral Health Workforce Today
How one children’s hospital is addressing the mental and behavioral health workforce shortage by investing in training and educational programs.
Behavioral Health Initiatives, Broken Down by State
As the children’s behavioral health crisis persists, there is an increased focus on addressing youth mental health through state-level programs.