Understanding Stress and Resilience in Young Children: Health Care

Ongoing research continues to show us how adversity and toxic stress in early childhood can have a negative impact throughout a person's life. Toxic stress can impact a child's health, behavior, and ability to learn. This video appeals to Head Start staff and health care professionals. It is designed to help them understand what toxic stress is, what it does to a person, and easy things to do to help prevent it.

The Ability to Cope

The Ability to Cope: Building Resilience in Yourself and Your Child
Many families face stressful situations, including parental depression, community violence, and poverty. Adversities like these can be painful for the children in these families.