The work of IPAC board members Sue Meeks, RN, and Sherry Shamblin, PCC-S, is highlighted in the National Rural Health Association quarterly magazine Rural Roads.
The author, Dr. Lynn Harter of Ohio University's School of Communication Studies, describes how one couple, at a loss for how to treat their troubled daughter, found hope through the Family Navigator Program.
The article also explains the benefits of integrating mental health care assessments and services into settings where young children already are, like in primary care offices, preschools and childcare centers.
Read Partnerships address early childhood mental health issues in Appalachian children, found on page 18, to better understand how IPAC's network is making a difference in the lives of so many of the region's children and families.
Posted on Sat, August 9, 2008
by Arian Smedley