Providing care to children and families that can improve their mental health and development seems to me to be inseparable from being an active legal and political advocate. Dr. Jenna travels annually to Capitol Hill to advocate for current legislation germane to the health and well-being of children and families, and provide forensic psychiatry consultation that is developmentally informed for civil, juvenile and criminal, and family law matters.
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Use this weekly vote monitor to track the decisions made by your elected officials on key issues.
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Your local media can be a great way to think globally, act locally, and advocate for children, families and mental health care. This AACAP link will allow you to find local and national media contacts.
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