Pulse – St. Louis Teens & Mental Health Assistance
ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – This week’s edition of The Pulse Of St. Louis is about young people and mental health distress. The St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund (Children Service Fund), which is the county’s newest department, provides funding to 49 agencies that offer services and resources to people suffering mental health distress, including young people.
The Children Service Fund has 38-million dollars available annually to support the services. The funds were raised through tax dollars. With more than 230,000 youngsters, St. Louis County has the largest number of people seventeen and younger in the state.