Stepping Up For Kids

St. Louis Family & Community Partnership Honors Retiring Children’s Division Regional Directors More than 200 friends from the social services sector turned out on Aug. 7 to join the St. Louis Family & Community Partnership in honoring Tena Thompson and Susan Shelton for their stellar careers as regional directors for the Missouri Children’s Division in St. Louis City and County. […]

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Talk Will Address How Street Violence Affects the Health of Youth

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Rolf Loeber, PhD give a talk titled, “Street Violence as a Social Determinant of Health” at Saint Louis University on Friday, March 22nd.  Dr. Loeber is Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  His research interests include  “how and why young people develop serious problems in their lives, including serious delinquency, mental problems, and drug problems. His […]

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The Social Determinants of Health

“As dramatic and consequential as medical care is for some individual patients, medical care is not the major determinant of overall levels of our population’s health”. – Richard L. Byyny, MD

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News Release: Federal Grant to Help Promote Young Child Wellness

NEWS RELEASE Contact:  Jim Braibish, 314-570-3532   Federal Grant to Help Promote Young Child Wellness $4.2 million Project LAUNCH targets health and mental health services   Efforts to promote the well-being of St. Louis children will receive a big boost through a five-year, $4.2 million Project LAUNCH grant awarded to the Missouri Department of Mental Health and a consortium of […]

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Mayor Slay & Child Advocates Celebrate Project LAUNCH Grant

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Mayor Slay and other elected officials were on hand today to kickoff the beginning of the Project LAUNCH initiative in St. Louis City. The initiative is funded by a $4.2 million federal grant awarded to the Missouri Department of Mental Health and a consortium of St. Louis child-serving agencies. Project LAUNCH, a program of the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental […]

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