Tireless providers at the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center are managing the health and mental health of dozens of new immigrants every week.
The pediatricians at the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center care for their patient’s physical health, but also their mental health. Part of their job is to work with the families.
The first concern that I had was my little daughter, my 2-year-old daughter, because I thought that she might have some development issues. The doctor and the center is very supportive.”Emmanuela, whose toddler Elsie received pediatric care at BNHC
The doctors at BNHC know it’s not just the children in immigrant families who have suffered, and need the support they can provide.
The kids were home for over a year. They were not in school so there was a really high rate of depression and anxiety and we’re still dealing with that now.Lead pediatrician Dr. Janemarie Dolan
Read the full story on CBS Boston: Brockton Neighborhood Health Center managing rise in immigrant mental health patients.