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For the Child Mind Institute, it's been a year like no other

A Year Like No Other:
How the Child Mind Institute Is Transforming Lives

The coronavirus stopped the world in its tracks, causing stress and anxiety for everyone.

As the crisis forced much of the United States to shut down, the Child Mind Institute pivoted in all mission areas. Our clinics in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area converted patients to telehealth; our editorial staff produced new content on COVID-19 and mental health; our researchers developed tools and technologies to garner information that will lead to more effective interventions; and our Student Success Program responded to increased anxiety, grief and loss in school communities.

Below are stories detailing the impact the Child Mind Institute has had throughout the year.

Mia Finds her Voice thanks to the Child Mind Institute

A Year Like No Other:
Mia Finds Her Voice

A young girl, unable to speak, finds her voice thanks to expert clinical care and support via telehealth during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Child Mind Institute is reaching families everywhere

A Year Like No Other:
Reaching Families Everywhere

The Child Mind Institute responded rapidly to the coronavirus’ effects on mental health with free, timely resources in English and Spanish.

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A Year Like No Other:<br />How the Child Mind Institute Is Transforming Lives

A Year Like No Other:
The Pandemic Inspires New Research

The Child Mind Institute is conducting breakthrough research to better understand the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the developing brain.

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Supporting Schools Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

A Year Like No Other: Supporting Schools Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

This year, our School and Community Programs team provided critical virtual support to school communities to address students’ mental health needs during the coronavirus pandemic.

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“I am very proud of how swiftly we mobilize and provide expert care in moments of tremendous need. To continue this work, the Child Mind Institute relies on the generosity of people like you. Donate today.

Dr. Harold Koplewicz

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD
President, Child Mind Institute

Donate today and your gift will go twice as far.

Until December 31, up to $200,000 in donations will be matched thanks to equal contributions of grant support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) and generous personal support from SNF Co-President Andreas Dracopoulos.

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  • About the Child Mind Institute

    The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most.

    We are driven to create a brighter future for our children, and we make three commitments:

    • Give children and adolescents access to evidence-based, effective clinical care when and where they need it most.
    • Advance the science of the developing brain to improve diagnosis and treatment.
    • Provide useful, accurate information that empowers families and communities to get help.
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    The Child Mind Institute comprises a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Child Mind Institute, Inc., and two clinical programs, Child Mind Medical Practice, PLLC and Child Mind Medical Practice, PC. Donations to the Child Mind Institute are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. The Child Mind Institute does not accept funding from the pharmaceutical industry. Upon request, a copy of our latest annual report can be obtained by contacting the Child Mind Institute at Attention: Development Office, 101 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022 or by contacting the Charities Bureau of the Office of the Attorney General at 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

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