Lurie Children's puts anonymous $12M gift toward mental healthcare for children who experience trauma, violence

Chicago-based Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital received an anonymous $12 million donation that will go toward mental healthcare for children who experience violence, according to Chicago Tonight.

The gift will support the hospital's healthy communities initiative, which joins together outreach organizations and providers to treat and mentor youth in underserved communities. One of the organizations benefiting from the donation is UCAN's Violence Intervention and Prevention Services.

In addition, the donation will make child abuse detection software, developed at Lurie Children's, available to hospitals across the U.S.

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