Reflections on Healing and Trauma in Ferguson
I arrive in St. Louis a month after the Darren Wilson verdict tore the lid off the facade of peaceful race relations in America. The last person to look Michael Brown in the face, speak to him, walks free as I tread the streets of my hometown and take in what’s left of Ferguson.
Racial Disparity Found in Medicaid Mental Health Spending for Children
States spend significantly less on psychiatric drugs for poor minority children than they do for white ones, according to a 36-state study produced by the Brown School at Washington University-St. Louis.
Youth Services Insider: Details on Seven-State Project to Reduce Juvenile Incarceration
The Annie E. Casey Foundation used a recent online newsletter to quietly announce the six counties that would be working with the grant maker to decrease use of placement options for adjudicated youths.