Anxiety and Depression in Kids: Ask the Expert

Via Peters

A child can develop anxiety or depression at any age, though they’re more likely to be diagnosed as they get older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 2016 to 2019, 9.4 percent of children between the ages of 3 and 17 had an anxiety disorder, […]

What new mental health legislation does to help kids

Via Peters

A $92M mental health spending package, headed to Governor Walz, addresses youth mental health in several ways. MINNEAPOLIS — In the final hours of the legislative session, Minnesota lawmakers passed a $92.7 million mental health spending package that will impact Minnesotans of all ages, including the growing number of kids […]

Lead still poisons thousands of Midwestern kids : Shots

Via Peters

Lisa Pascoe avoids wearing jewelry her young daughter might put in her mouth, and doesn’t visit older or recently renovated homes that could contain lead hazards. Brian Munoz/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Brian Munoz/St. Louis Public Radio Lisa Pascoe avoids wearing jewelry her young daughter might put […]