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Jocelyn Wiener's Blog

Why are so many young children in California not being screened for developmental issues, despite... more »
posted 10/27/17
Last year, I started looking for a compelling story about children’s mental health in California... more »
posted 02/12/14
When I first pitched a series of stories exploring access to mental health care in the wake of... more »
posted 05/30/12

Jocelyn Wiener's Work

California's program to help infants and toddlers with developmental delays isn't getting crucial services to kids on time. "It’s been a total nightmare," one parent said.
When it comes to ensuring children receive key developmental screenings, California is doing a terrible job, according to data and expert interviews.

Why does mental health seem to get hit so much harder by cuts than other arenas? What do these cuts look like on the ground?