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Why Medicaid Matters to Georgia

Healthcare has been the center of much discussion during the last few weeks. Whether you agree or disagree with the politics and conversations surrounding it, this is a conversation worth having, because healthcare is big and complicated and touches everyone. Here at Voices, we love well-informed...

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This Child is Talking to You

Did you know that nearly 80% of the children in Georgia who need behavioral health services don’t get them? In fact, the top three causes of school absence are health related. On Wednesday, February 1, Voices for Georgia’s Children, Multi-Agency Alliance for Children (MAAC), and...

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Busting Healthcare Myths

If you’ve ever been to college, or summer camp, or really if you have been involved with school general, you have probably heard of the game Two Truths and a Lie. I think games make things more interesting, so today we are going to play the child advocate version: Two Lies and a Truth. Alright,...

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Let’s Help #GaKidsSpeakUp

Did you know that nearly 80% of the children in Georgia who need behavioral health services don’t get them? May 5th is Children’s Mental Health Day, and together we can change the conversation about children’s mental health, and help more kids get the services they need. Our...

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Snapshot of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services in Georgia

Voices for Georgia’s Children has released a new publication, Snapshot of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services in Georgia, which serves as an essential resource for advocates and practitioners — you can download a copy here. Thanks for caring and for all you do for...

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Childhood Trauma: Discussion & Policy Solutions – Updated

Voices for Georgia’s Children has released a new publication, Childhood Trauma: Discussion & Policy Solutions, which serves as an essential resource for advocates and practitioners — you can download a copy here. Adverse experiences such as abuse, neglect, witnessing the abuse of a...

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The Facts About Medicaid and Peachcare

Voices for Georgia’s Children has released a new publication, The Facts About Medicaid and Peachcare, which serves as an essential resource for advocates and practitioners — you can download a copy here. Thanks for caring and for all you do for...

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How Telehealth Can Augment Care

Voices for Georgia’s Children has released a new publication, How Telehealth Can Augment Care, which serves as an essential resource for advocates and practitioners — you can download a copy here. Thanks for caring and for all you do for...

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Georgia’s Crisis in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health

Voices for Georgia’s Children has released a new publication, Georgia’s Crisis in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, which serves as an essential resource for advocates and practitioners — you can download a copy here. Thanks for caring and for all you do for...

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Summer Days: What They Mean for Parents & Kids

I can still hear that fake organ recording of “Turkey in the Straw,” intermingling with the sound of the oscillating sprinkler, calling me to the ice cream truck at the end of the street. I remember tearing out of our “secret fort” so I could scour the sofa and junk drawers to round up...

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