We always say that “prevention is better than the cure,” but prevention won’t happen if the necessary infrastructures, institutions, and support systems are not in place. Dr. Lee Beers, the new President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, recognizes this problem and aims to advocate for an integrated approach that can also address the issues that plague our children, particularly those relating to their mental health.
Let’s listen to Dr. Beers to learn how to advocate for mental health services better!
[00:01 - 06:01] Opening Segment
[06:02 - 17:23] Parenting Impacts
[17:24 - 29:04] Integrated Behavioral Health
[29:05 - 40:27] Accessible Health Services
[40:28 - 49:32] Closing Segment
“It’s really important for us to make sure that access to [health] services is sustainable.” - Dr. Lee Beers
“Each and everyone of us has that power to make a change.” - Dr. Lee Beers
Email email@example.com to connect with Dr. Beers. Also, visit https://childrensnational.org/ to learn more about her space.
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