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  • Writer's pictureVictor Sanchez

5 Tips to Promote Kid's Mental Health and Wellness

EDC experts offer some simple ways to build children’s resilience and self-esteem.

How important is mental health in the early years?

“Early mental health is like building a solid foundation to a house,” says EDC’s Mary Mackrain, an expert in infant and early childhood health. “It provides a secure, safe base that everything else in the house relies on.”
And the earlier that parents and caregivers begin building this foundation, the better. Here, Mackrain and Nancy Topping-Tailby, an early childhood mental health clinician at EDC, offer some concrete actions to help children develop resilience, self-esteem, and confidence.

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