PolicyLab Researchers on SiriusXM Discussing Reported Health Harms of Detention Centers

The reported living conditions for children and families in a number of detention facilities have been hitting headlines throughout the country. These conditions can have a detrimental effect on the overall health and well-being of detained children, which can lead to significant long-term health issues as they grow older. A SiriusXM radio show, Knowledge@Wharton, interviewed PolicyLab researchers Diana Montoya-Williams, MD, and Kate Wallis, MD, MPH, on the potential serious health impacts of the reported conditions; how toxic stress could have a significant toll on children; and the policy changes that could be implemented in order to protect these families. Be sure to listen to this important radio interview, which originally aired on Sirius XM Channel 132, Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School.