Depression is a serious and prevalent public health condition in the United States, particularly among disadvantaged populations. As many as 15 million children live in households with parents who have major or severe depression. Findings from a study conducted by the Urban Institute indicated that among families in poverty, one in nine infants lives with a mother experiencing severe depression and… Read more »
But they aren’t always included like they should be.
Increasing financial support for children and their families should be the starting point.
New data was released last week for the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, an annual report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The Data Book, which measures the well-being of children across the nation, uses four key domains to assess how kids are faring: economic well-being, education, health, and family and community. The Data Book… Read more »