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.

Early intervention: charities’ vital role in supporting children’s mental health

This article from The Guardian explains that interventions for mental health problems in primary school are vital because half of all mental health problems begin before the age of 14. Both local and national charities have opportunities to support schools and ensure proper well-being of the students, teachers, and families. Charities, like Place2Be, are already aiding schools by providing emotional and therapeutic services in primary and secondary schools. These services are so important in order to identify and treat children early.

To read the article from The Guardian, click here.

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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.