Video: Innovative Program Helps Children Who Face Severe Emotional, Mental Stressors


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Children exposed to severe stressors like maternal depression, domestic violence, extreme poverty, or substance abuse, can suffer damage to their emotional development and mental health.

Child FIRST, an innovative home-visit program in Connecticut, is designed to stabilize families, connect them with social services, and help develop and support nurturing, responsive caregivers.

Watch this Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) video about the program, which features some Latino families.

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