children

Mental Health Services

“Together we are better, we will make a difference,” said Armando Llechu, Chief Administrative Officer of Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Lee Health, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, the David Lawrence Center, and the Healthcare Network of Southwest…

Symptoms of traumatic grief in children

Author: Veronica Kuenene In this video, we are going to discuss the symptoms of traumatic grief in children. As it has been said in the preceding sections, children show their grief differently. Grief affects children in different ways. One child…

Tackling Mental Health

Studies show thousands of children in Southwest Florida are living with a mental health issue. “We estimate that just in Southwest Florida alone in our region, there are 46,000 children that have a mental or behavioral health issue,” said Armando…

Little Lions Child Coaching – 2019

Follow our journey at Little Lions as we talk with George (CEO of Health Promoters), Amanda, Zimkitha, and Yoliswa (senior Health Promoters) about the importance of raising mental health awareness. They work and live in Kayamandi, a township close to…

Addressing Mental Health in Children

It’s a real problem that many families struggle to address. “It’s estimated that in Southwest Florida, 46,000 children have a mental health illness or challenge,” said Lorena Rodriguez, a child advocate at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. But new…