Dr. Sangeeta Parikshak, Office of Head Start senior analyst, and Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General, discuss the importance of social connection for wellness and mental health.
This resource collection highlights the importance of helping families succeed to promote positive child outcomes. Families thrive when they are safe and healthy, have opportunities for educational advancement and economic mobility, and have access to family support services. In the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework, Family Well-being is one of the seven family outcomes that affect child outcomes.
Explore ways to provide effective health education. Learn how to identify key information, deliver it so others can understand, and ensure it matches the culture and language of a family.