UW systems experts put health of kids at the center as King County seeks to reach ‘zero youth detention’

September 22, 2022

UW health care methods gurus are developing a “nurse navigation” position to help youngsters in the criminal lawful method get healthcare.Jossué Trejo/Pixabay


As King County seeks to attain its objective of “zero youth detention” — ultimately doing away with the exercise of juvenile detention in the county —University of Washington scientists are operating to aid handle significant systemic worries in how young men and women have interaction with health treatment.

With a strategic approach to close the juvenile detention middle by

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Wisconsin health officials release tips on healthy screen time for youth

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – As screen time use has increased over the course of the pandemic, the Wisconsin Office of Children’s Mental Health released a fact sheet Wednesday on navigating a healthy amount of screen time for children and teenagers.

They hope the tips given can help parents and caregivers do their best to support their child’s well-being.

Prior to the pandemic, kids ages 8-12 spent five hours a day on a screen, while teens spent about nine hours. Once the pandemic hit, screen time for children ages 12-13 went up to over seven hours daily.

The OCMH found that

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