2020-2022 Core Award - $659,000.00
Queen of Peace Center Child and Adolescent Program provides behavioral healthcare to children and adolescents. The focus is early childhood intervention and prevention, emphasizing the social, emotional, and behavioral well-being of the children and their mothers, who have substance use disorders. These children exhibit symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attachment issues, emotional deregulation, ADHD, and conduct disorder. The adolescent program focuses on youth living in North County, particularly in zip codes of 63135, 63136, 63137, and 63138. Prevention, education, case management, and counseling efforts focus on substance use as well as a myriad of mental health issues, including violence prevention toward self and others will be addressed with the adolescent population.