Center on the Developing Child

Hospital Program Coaches Parents To Help Alleviate ‘Toxic Stress’ in Babies and Toddlers

At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, an early childhood mental health program is working with parents to help them understand and address toxic stress in their children. This article quotes Center on the Developing Child Senior Fellow Pat Levitt on how serve and return interactions build children’s physical, mental, and emotional health. Also included are excerpts from the Center’s web page, Key Concepts: Toxic Stress.

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