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CT Viewpoints: Reimagining Connecticut’s behavioral health system for children (2022)

CHDI’s President and CEO Jeff Vanderploeg authored an article in CT Viewpoints on children's mental health. The article, "Reimagining Connecticut’s behavioral health system for children," highlights three areas in need of immediate investment to address the current crisis and improve Connecticut’s system of behavioral health services:
  1. Support the behavioral health workforce
  2. Expand key services
  3. Invest in quality

"It is time for Connecticut to reimagine the system and commit resources in a manner that demonstrates the value we place on the health and well-being of children and families, as well as the providers who work every day to meet their needs." - Jeff Vanderploeg, President and CEO, Child Health and Development Institute 

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