Children & Family Services

The children and family services market encompasses a wide range of services and supports for children who are involved with the child welfare system and/or who have complex physical and behavioral health conditions. For organizations serving children, the market challenges are increasing – from increased incidence of serious child mental health issues and autism, to a lack of community-based placements for children with complex needs, to increases in family involvement in the child welfare system due to parental opioid use, to uncertainty in the special education sector about the implications of new federal policies.


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Building Bridges To Overcome The Children’s Mental Health Crisis

The pandemic has left its mark on the mental health of children. Over the past 30 months, eating disorders doubled. And depression and anxiety in young people doubled as well (see The Pandemic Doubled Youth Depression And Anxiety, Study Finds). In 2021 alone, there was a 22.3% increase in trips to emergency rooms for young… Read

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