Health & Mental Health

Striving to secure quality medical, dental and mental health care access for children and families so they have the opportunity to be healthy and happy.


Kids Win Missouri’s priorities in this issue area include:

  • Maintaining and expanding access to quality health care for children and families.
  • Curbing the misuse of psychotropic medications of youth in foster care by supporting policies that ensure youth are given the safest appropriate treatment.
  • Monitoring policies that address Missouri’s opioid epidemic, advocating from a neonatal and child perspective, emphasizing thoughtful rather than punitive responses.