CBC Hamilton has run a 5-part news series about children living in poverty in Hamilton and the link to mental health problems. Findings by Offord Center members, such as Drs. Michael Boyle, Ellen Lipman, Magdalena Janus, and Jean Clinton, are referenced. Early Development Instrument (EDI) data is also discussed.
Links to the articles are below:
Part 1 of 5: Poor neighbourhoods show significantly higher vulnerabilities to mental health problems
Part 2 of 5: Both Hamilton school boards are taking services directly to students
Part 3 of 5: Kids, Poverty and Mental Health: Anxiety a growing problem
Part 4 of 5: Immigrant children face unique mental health challenges
Part 5 of 5: How community support can alleviate the mental health stresses of poverty
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