Robin Urevich reports, “Trauma Should Be Recognized as Disability by Schools, Lawsuit Says.”
The Sacramento Bee reports, “While mental health hospitalizations of young people of all ethnicities have climbed in recent years, Latino rates stand out. Among those 21 and younger, rates shot up 86 percent, to 17,813, between 2007 and 2014, according to the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. That’s compared with a 21 percent increase among whites and 35 percent among African Americans.”
Studies by KidsData.org show, “Mental Health Once Again Most Common Cause of Hospital Admission Among CA Children,”
Jeremy Loudenback in the Chronicle of Social Change: Far-Reaching Bill Promises Overhaul of Calif. Group Homes
Karen de Sa in the Mercury News: California foster care: New laws signed to restrict psychiatric drugs
Rachel Moran in the New York Times’ Opinion Page: Buying Sex Should Not Be Legal.