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During the pandemic, programs connecting families with medical, mental health, and social services have become more critical. Read Opening ‘so many doors for families’: COVID-19 underscores importance of wraparound care for new moms and children, how the Martinez family is supported by HealthySteps.
There are two barriers being faced: the discrimination that comes with mental illness, the discrimination that comes from racism. Add them together and you start to see a real toll on a parents’ ability to be the kind of parents they want to be.
Rahil Briggs, PsyD
National Director, HealthySteps