Side Effects Staff
We’re a regional health news collaboration exploring the impacts of place, policy and economics on Americans’ health.
Our award-winning reporting centers personal stories as we expose injustices, explain complex policy issues and highlight solutions to long-standing health inequities.
Focus areas include: mental health and addiction, rural health, criminal justice, health inequities caused by barriers to care for marginalized communities.
An insufficient mental health care system pushes some families to give up custody of their children for care. States look for better solutions.
Update: As the case count continues to rise, information on this story is moving quickly and may be out-of-date. We recommend checking the Centers for...