Anna Jaques Hospital

Taking a Stand Against Substance Abuse--Giving Every Baby the Best Start

“Anna Jaques Hospital will expand Social Work Case Manager hours and activities with substance-using/addicted mothers to include the pre-natal and post-natal care periods, with the goals of educating mothers about substance use and the harm it causes to the unborn child, providing one-on-one support to mothers, encouraging mothers to engage with treatment or other prevention resources, and facilitate connection to perinatal support and resources.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Newburyport, MA
AMOUNT: $150,308 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://www.ajh.org


Helping Students Deal with Mental Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis for too many young people. Even before the pandemic, depression, anxiety, and suicidality rates were sharply rising among teens in America. In 2019, rates of adolescents reporting a major depressive episode were up 60 percent from about ten years prior.[1] Articles appear in the media … Continued