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Category: Advocacy

A Simple Way to Support Trauma-Informed Care

A Simple Way to Support Trauma-Informed Care

When children don't have the opportunity to heal from the trauma they've experienced, the unaddressed effects are enormous. Trauma affects a child's brain development. Their subsequent emotional and educational challenges can threaten their potential as a productive adult and they are at risk to experience major medical health issues. The Trauma-Informed Care for Children and Families Act seeks to identify children who have experienced trauma and provide immediate support.

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What Losing CHIP - The Children's Health Insurance Program - Means to a Single Mom

What Losing CHIP - The Children's Health Insurance Program - Means to a Single Mom

Melissa is a single mother to two young children. Her daughter and son are two of the 87,790 children covered by CHIP in Missouri, and are at-risk of losing their health insurance if CHIP is not renewed. Read our Q&A with Melissa on what CHIP means to her family.

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