This year’s KIDS COUNT Data Book shows Mississippi is improving in most of the areas that are measured for children’s well-being. But the state still ranks 48th in the country. A focus of the report is on how the various factors are impacting children’s mental health.
Some of the state’s barbers and stylists are brushing up on a new type of training. But this doesn’t have anything to do with the latest fades, braids or styles. They’re learning how they could help bridge the gap with mental health care.