Issue 180

Early Childhood Mental Health Toolkit: Integrating Mental Health Services into the Pediatric Medical Home

Published Date: 
Mon, 2014-12-01

The Massachusetts Early Childhood Mental Health Partnership (a collaborative effort among the Boston Public Health Commission, the Massachusetts (MA) Executive Office of Health and Human Services and the MA Department of Public Health) has released a new toolkit for programs and providers interested in integrating child mental health into pediatric primary care.

New and Improved CDC VetoViolence Website

Published Date: 
Wed, 2014-11-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a new and improved VetoViolence website.

Webinar Dec.1: The Raising of America

Published Date: 
Wed, 2014-11-19

National partners will host a webinar Dec. 1  from 1 to 2 p.m. CST to raise awareness about the pending release of the six-part documentary series, the Raising of America. The documentary will reframe the way we look at early child health and development. Learn more about the series and register for the webinar.

30 Day Federal Register for Revised MCH Block Grant Guidance

Published Date: 
Wed, 2014-11-19

A Federal Register Notice was published to announce a 30-day public comment period on the revised Application/Annual Report Guidance and Forms in the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant to States Program.  The Notice can be accessed at the following link:  http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-11-13/pdf/2014-26855.pdf.  Please note that all comments should be received by the desk officer for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), either by email to

SugarScience: Resource Examines Science Behind Sugar and Health

Published Date: 
Mon, 2014-11-17

A national initiative calle SugarScience launched this week. It's goal is to create an authoritative source on the science behind sugar and health, and make that science available to the general public. Check it out at SugarScience.org and the Resource Kit. SugarScience is available on Twitter @SugarScienceNow and Facebook.

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