Friday, August 21, 2015
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Strives to Provide Free Psychiatric Evaluations to 10,000 NYC Kids
One in every five American children and adolescents -- or 17.1 million of the 74.5 million children under the age of 18, according to the U.S. census -- are affected by psychiatric and learning disorders.
But the majority of them do not get treatment.
The Healthy Brain Network (HBN) is a brand-new initiative seeking to help advance the science of child and adolescent brain development.
The Healthy Brain Network received a $1 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The grant will be used to fund the HBN Research Vehicle which is the cornerstone of the initiative's community-based model....