Opinion

December 31, 2012 12:00 AM

New approach needed for children’s mental health

As a pediatric surgeon, I have spent my career giving children a chance to become healthy adults. When children are struck by serious medical conditions, their loved ones and doctors wrestle to understand what happened and how we can make it better. We use every advantage – research, technology, our understanding of the human body – to help children heal and secure a chance to live out their full potential.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Accident, gas leak closes Ferndale bank drive-up 00:27

Accident, gas leak closes Ferndale bank drive-up

Suspect in apartment intrusion in hot pursuit of midnight snack 00:33

Suspect in apartment intrusion in hot pursuit of midnight snack

Seahawks' GM John Schneider, coach Pete Carroll talk about second-, third-round picks 02:00

Seahawks' GM John Schneider, coach Pete Carroll talk about second-, third-round picks

Seahawks' GM John Schneider, coach Pete Carroll discuss draft picks 04:00

Seahawks' GM John Schneider, coach Pete Carroll discuss draft picks

Journey to sustainable fisheries - 40 years under the Magnuson-Stevens Act 03:29

Journey to sustainable fisheries - 40 years under the Magnuson-Stevens Act

The Dos and Don'ts of a farmer's market 01:06

The Dos and Don'ts of a farmer's market

The extraordinary life and times of a farm-to-market strawberry 02:00

The extraordinary life and times of a farm-to-market strawberry

Crush the dog sniffs out leaking sewage in Whatcom County 01:14

Crush the dog sniffs out leaking sewage in Whatcom County

Watch home movies of young Ivan the gorilla 18:57

Watch home movies of young Ivan the gorilla

Seahawks' top pick Germain Ifedi is happy 02:08

Seahawks' top pick Germain Ifedi is happy

Team USA counts down to Summer Olympics in Rio 01:40

Team USA counts down to Summer Olympics in Rio

Here are some parents' rules for social media use 01:05

Here are some parents' rules for social media use

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos