Scott Bryant-Comstock – Op-Ed Bio

Scott Bryant-Comstock has worked in the mental health field for over 30 years in a variety of roles, including therapist, trainer, mental health board chair, state level mental health official and national trainer and facilitator helping communities take a family-driven and youth guided approach to strengthening mental health services for youth and families. Scott is the founder, President & CEO of the Children’s Mental Health Network. The Network provides weekly news and unbiased analysis of key issues focused on children, youth and families’ mental health and well-being. Readers and contributors to the Network come from all walks of life – parents, youth, community leaders, policy-makers, state and federal officials, and increasingly, similar groups from countries across the globe. Common among all who are involved with the Network is the expressed need for a single source that can effectively distill the high volume of information about issues that impact children and youth with emotional and behavioral challenges and their families in a way that makes sense in its most simplified form, focusing on the key elements requiring action and involvement.