Category St. Louis County

Staggering rates of suicide among St. Louis County youth

According to estimates on suicide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Data & Statistics Fatal Injury Report for 2020, approximately 1.2M Americans attempted suicide, and nearly 46,000 succumbed to suicide. Indeed, it is no consequence that suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the U.S. Here in St. Louis County,¬†youth are […]

Grant Reviewing for St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund’s 2020-22 Cycle

This year, the St. Louis County Children Service Fund (CSF) will be issuing a request for proposals for their 2020-2022 Core funding opportunity. A review panel of ten individuals, including myself, will review and provide expert recommendations to St. Louis County CSF for 2020-2022 funding. Already, St. Louis County CSF currently funds critical work that […]