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Childcare & COVID-19: 'If Childcare Centers Closed Down, Will Kids Have the Care They Need?'

Childcare & COVID-19: 'If Childcare Centers Closed Down, Will Kids Have the Care They Need?'

Casey Hanson is the Director of Outreach and Engagement for Kids Win Missouri, a statewide coalition of childcare providers and advocacy groups. She's been speaking with lots of childcare providers during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and says that many are struggling.

She spoke about the impact the pandemic is having on the well-being of providers and about some of the possible long-term impacts on kids’ development if childcare providers have to close their doors.

Community Support During the Coronavirus Pandemic: 'This Kind of Mindset Prevents Suicide'

Community Support During the Coronavirus Pandemic: 'This Kind of Mindset Prevents Suicide'

Dr. Bart Andrews is the Chief Clinical Officer at Behavioral Health Response in Creve Coeur and Chair of the Missouri Suicide Prevention Network.

He spoke about the possible increased risk of suicide and suicidal thoughts during the coronavirus pandemic – and about what everyone can do to help.

This piece was reported and produced by Trevor Hook.

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