ERIC Number: EJ433907
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
A Portrait of At-Risk Children.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, v2 n1 p95-105 Sum 1991
Social and economic problems facing U.S. children are reviewed, including poverty, hunger and homelessness, gaps in health and mental health services, infant mortality/morbidity, child abuse, drug use, and violence depicted in the mass media. Risk-taking behaviors that are children's responses and suggestions to remedy these problems are considered. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Speech presented at the National Conference on Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (3rd, Nashville, TN, October 1-2, 1990).