The Time is Now. Scroll for your June Campaign e-News.

Thank you for joining us for our first Lunch & Learn: Navigating Special Education During COVID-19.

We had an incredible turnout, and we're thankful to all of you for engaging with us. If you were unable to join us, you can still watch on our Facebook and Youtube pages!

Please email Lily at lsamuel@mspcc.org if you have any questions about this event.

We want to hear from you! What topics would you like to see covered in future webinars?

Please take 2 minutes to answer this survey!

Budget Survey

The legislature is preparing state budget recommendations for fiscal year 2021.

As we look toward a budget with potentially reduced resources and an increased level of need in the children's behavioral health system, we want to know what your priorities are!

COVID-19 Updates

Our list of COVID-19 resources and activities is still growing! Please use them if it makes sense for you and your family to do so.

Updates and REminders.

Behavioral Health Services for Children and Adolescents (BHCA): What do you need to know?

Please join our partners at PPAL via Zoom on Tuesday June 2nd from 10am-11:30am!

Commercial insurance companies in Massachusetts began offering community and intermediate services for children and adolescents throughout 2020. As with any new change, many people were left with questions, especially those with MassHealth as a secondary insurance.

Topics of this webinar will include:

  • BHCA Overview
  • Determining eligibility and coverage
  • FAQs
  • Resources.

Thank you to everyone who helped us Blow Bubbles for Babies, a Celebration of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health!

If you're interested in learning more about our work in infant and early childhood mental health (IECMH), you can check out our website or sign up for our IECMH newsletter, in partnership with MassAIMH and the MA Department of Mental Health, which arrives in your inbox every other month.

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While we, adults, see the mask as a symbol of loss, maybe, because childhood is also a time of glorious magic and imagination, maybe kids see those masks of signs of superheroes everywhere... We want to explore what childhood is, what it means in the middle of this pandemic.

From WBUR's On Point. This is a 47 minute listen. This page also comes with recommended books for kids and recommended further reading for adults on children's mental health.

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