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.

Policy Brief Released – Ensuring Young Children Grow Up at a Healthy Weight: Policy Opportunities to Prevent Obesity

CHDI released a policy brief “Ensuring Young Children Grow Up at a Healthy Weight: Policy Opportunities to Prevent Obesity.”  It gives an overview of the childhood obesity issue, highlights opportunities for prevention, and recommends five specific ways that Connecticut’s child care settings and hospitals can help our youngest children get off to a healthy start.

 

To go directly to this brief, please click here.

 

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.