Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week- Overcoming Childhood Trauma

National studies estimate that as many as 71% of all children are exposed to a potentially traumatic event by the age of 17. In Connecticut, providers and the Department of Children and Families (DCF) estimate that 60–‐80% of all children have experienced at least one potentially traumatic event. The following article focuses on information to help parents understand more about the issue of childhood trauma, provides parents with treatment options and resources for help.

To learn more about childhood trauma and treatment options, please click on the article below.

 

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Visit our Evidence-Based Practice Directory

KidsMentalHealthInfo.com has an evidence-based practice directory that lists mental health providers trained in popular evidence-based practices available in Connecticut for children and families with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices are those supported by research showing that they work for most children.