Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy Archives
Oct. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt research found that there is variability in practice for infants affected by maternal substance use driven by vague policy, challenges of cross-system collaboration and a lack of general knowledge about substance use disorder.
Aug. 7, 2023—Vanderbilt research shows that most individuals diagnosed with opioid use disorder are not on recommended medications and even fewer remain in care.
Child Health Poll: more than 1-in-4 Tennessee parents worried their kids have undiagnosed depression, anxiety
May. 24, 2023—The latest analysis of the 2023 Tennessee Child Health Poll, released during National Mental Health Awareness Month, has found that roughly 29% of Tennessee parents are concerned their child has undiagnosed anxiety or depression.
Poll shows more than 1-in-4 Tennessee parents worried their kids have undiagnosed depression, anxiety
May. 17, 2023—The latest analysis of the 2023 Tennessee Child Health Poll, released during National Mental Health Awareness Month, has found that roughly 29% of Tennessee parents are concerned their child has undiagnosed anxiety or depression.
Feb. 23, 2023—The latest analysis of the annual Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents shows the rate of uninsured children in the state has returned to prepandemic levels.
Vanderbilt poll finds Tennessee parents trust their children’s health care providers the most for information about vaccines
Feb. 8, 2023—A recent Vanderbilt poll found parents across the state reporting their children’s health care providers as the most trusted source for information about vaccines.
Vanderbilt Child Health poll: majority of Tennessee parents worried about school quality, mental health
Jan. 25, 2023—A new poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy found that most Tennessee parents placed school quality and child mental health at the top of their list of concerns for their children.
Jan. 20, 2022—A new poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy has found that education and school quality top the list of parental concerns in the state.
Jan. 4, 2022— by Jill Clendening Researchers report that in communities where Medicaid is a more common source of insurance, providers of buprenorphine, an effective treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), are much less likely to discriminate between Medicaid and privately insured prospective patients, but patients with either type of coverage still face many barriers to obtaining...
Oct. 29, 2021— by Emily Stembridge Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection can lead to long-term health problems including liver damage, liver failure, cirrhosis, liver cancer and even death. These outcomes are especially dangerous for pregnant people and their babies. The leading cause of HCV in the U.S. is injection drug use as a result of opioid use...
Oct. 13, 2021—Vanderbilt research has revealed the close relationship between neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome and the number of infants entering foster care.