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Tag: Behavior

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Services for Children with Mental Illness and I/DD

Learn more about the services that must be provided to Medicaid eligible children who are dually dia…

Three students, two black girls and one white boy, sit on a bench together doing homework. They all wear masks.

Safe and Secure Schools Project

Learn about DRNC”s Safe and Secure Schools project, and what parents can do if they suspect th…

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Stop Traumatizing Kids Who Need Mental Health Care

An op-ed by CEO Virginia Knowlton Marcus in which she lauds media attention on the dangers of PRTFs…

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North Carolina LME/MCOs

Contact information and links to all of the LME/MCOs in NC and a list of the counties that each of t…

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Breaking the Silence: Jenny’s Story

This is the story of Jenny, who was fed vodka as a newborn. A missed diagnosis and significant syste…

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Psychotropic Medication and Youth

Information and resources for caregivers on psychotropic medication and children and youth, includin…

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Let’s Break the Silence

Staff Post:  Joonu Coste Equal Justice Works Fellow (sponsored by an anonymous donor) Confronting th…

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Trauma-Informed Approaches

A non-clinical overview of trauma-informed approaches presented by Cas Shearin. Learn how trauma imp…

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Seclusion and Restraint Sample Letter

Use these sample letters to request that a school investigate use of restraint or seclusion. You can…