Early detection, intervention and treatment can have a significant impact on the lives of children who experience mental health problems. However, too many children aren’t getting the proper mental health treatment they need. Of all the children they see, primary care physicians identify about 19 percent...

Experiences from the earliest days of childhood are an important part of shaping the brain’s development. Sadly, traumatic episodes leave the deepest impression, manifesting themselves in adulthood in health issues ranging from increases stress to substance abuse. As parents, it’s important to understand how adverse...