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The Time is Now

October 20, 2022

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What’s behind the spike in childhood anxiety and depression in Massachusetts

August 19, 2022

“The 2022 Kids Count Data Book indicates that the share of kids in the U.S. suffering from anxiety and depression spiked by nearly 26% from the years 2016 to 2020. But in Massachusetts, the percent increase was nearly double in that same time frame. WBUR’s Carrie Jung recently spoke with Mary McGeown, the executive director of the nonprofit Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, to help explain the jump…” [MORE]  

Mass. tops child welfare rankings, lags in pediatric mental health

August 10, 2022

A NEW NATIONAL report ranked Massachusetts best in the country for child welfare, but buried in the report is one significant danger sign: Massachusetts is one of the worst in the country when it comes to rates of depression and anxiety among children and teenagers…” [MORE]  

Governor Baker signs wide-ranging mental health bill

August 10, 2022

Baker signed a wide-ranging mental health bill that aims to improve the struggling system and ensure all residents can access the health care they need.”  [MORE]

The Time is Now

October 13, 2021

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The Time is Now

September 15, 2021

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The Time is Now

July 7, 2021

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The Time is Now

June 4, 2021

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May 31, 2021

COVID has made worse a long-standing crisis in child psychiatric care…” [READ MORE]

May 24, 2021

“For Sarah Ahola, it was a Friday when she got the call that two girls would be arriving at her place at 5 p.m. Though this was her second foster placement, the incoming sisters were older than the previous child — that was when Ahola realized she didn’t have an appropriately sized bed…” [READ MORE]

March 10, 2021

“With educators poised to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and a return to in-person learning, our attention turns to addressing the dramatic increase in anxiety and depression among students…” [READ MORE]

Opinion: Roadmap for behavioral health reform will support much-needed mental health urgent care for children and families

March 3, 2021

“Among problems exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, children’s mental health ranks among the highest. Children have been wrenched from routines of school and friends, and families have struggled to balance work, parenting, and financial stress. As we grapple with the impacts of the pandemic on children, supporting their mental health is essential…” [READ MORE]

 

31 Nights of Lights

December 2, 2020

Each night of December, the Prudential Center shines a light on Boston nonprofit organizations, by lighting the Prudential Tower a different color in support of that night’s partner.On Wednesday, December 2nd, when the Prudential Tower was lit purple for MSPCC. Learn more at: www.Prudentialcenter.com

A Moment with MSPCC 

October 2020

MSPCC launches monthly video series on a variety of topics that pertain to our work. Check out the video(s) here.

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