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Blog Archive: July 2021

A “New Normal” for Children’s Mental Health

We are encouraged by the recent focus on and conversation about athletes’ mental health and normalizing the experiences of anxiety, depression and social-emotional well-being that all individuals face. This is…

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Intentional Recruitment of Clinicians of Color

This is a guest blog post written by Olivya Wilson, MSW, LCSW, the Parent Engagement Coordinator for Greater Richmond SCAN. This is part two of a two-part series. Read part one on…

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Key Findings: Equity in Action & Equity at a Glance 

The Virginia Department of Health recently released two new dashboards focused on equity. One highlighting the programs and initiatives that have advanced equity during COVID-19 and the other as an…

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Expanding Coverage for All, Regardless of Immigration Status

We know that when parents have access to health insurance, children are more likely to have insurance as well. Virginia Medicaid is a state and federal partnership that provides medical…

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Diverting Mental Health Crisis from Law Enforcement: Creating Different Points of Access

Photo by: Office of Gov. Ralph Northam In 2018, Marcus-David Peters was a 24-year old high school biology teacher and a recent graduate of the Virginia Commonwealth University. Peters was…

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Meet Our Interns: Kelsey McMahon and Kaytee Wisley

Meet our two new interns, Kelsey McMahon and Kaytee Wisley. We’re so excited to have them join the Voices team this summer. Kelsey McMahon: Kelsey McMahon is an intern for…

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