Talk Will Address How Street Violence Affects the Health of Youth

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

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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Join Us for the Kickoff of St. Louis Project LAUNCH

Help Launch St. Louis Project LAUNCH at the Kickoff Event on Tuesday, January 15 at 10:00 AM You are invited to help us celebrate the initiation of St. Louis Project LAUNCH on Tuesday, January 15 at 10:00 AM at the Grace Hill Water Tower Hub at 2125 Bissell, St. Louis, MO 63107. Join Mayor Francis G. Slay and state officials […]

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