More than 200 interviews and thousands of pages of medical, social work and housing records reviewed by ProPublica and FRONTLINE, in collaboration with The NY Times, show that for some mentally ill NYC residents , a sudden shift from an institution to independence has proved perilous, and even deadly.
In 2014, there were 1.8 million children in military families. Studies indicate that these children have higher risks than non-military children for a range of behavior and mental health problems. But military children and their families are also notably resilient.
Exerpted from The New York Times | By Perri Klass, MD
More than 30 years ago, my toddler stood up in his stroller, evading the various belts and restraints, and took a dramatic header down onto the pavement. He cried right away — a good thing, because it meant he didn’t lose consciousness, and by the time we got home, he seemed to be consoled, though he was already developing a major goose egg. I w...