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.

Building Blocks for A Healthy Future – publication by SAMSHA

This Building Blocks for a Healthy Future Guide is designed for parents and caregivers of children ages 3 to 6. It is organized around six main topics to help you help your
child learn how to make positive, healthy choices.

  1. Good talking, good listening: Establish and maintain good communication with your child.
  2. Time with your kids: Get involved and stay involved in your child’s life.
  3. Living with rules: Make clear rules and enforce them with consistency and appropriate consequences.
  4. Walk the walk: Be a positive role model.
  5. Kids with kids: Teach your child to choose friends wisely.
  6. Show and tell: Monitor your child’s activities.

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