Policy Resource

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Financing Policy Project

ZERO TO THREE launched the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Financing Policy Project (IECMH-FPP) in 2016. The purpose was to support states’ advancement of IECMH assessment, diagnosis, and treatment policies that will contribute to the healthy development of young children.

The first cohort of states participating in the IECMH-FPP included Alaska, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Virginia. The second cohort was launched in May 2018. States participating include Alabama, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington.

IECMH Policy Vignettes

Alaska, Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Oregon are just a sample of the states that have designed and successfully moved IECMH policy.

Convening Reports

ZERO TO THREE Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Policy Convening Report

Exploring State Strategies for Financing Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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