Establishing a level foundation for life: Mental health begins in early childhood: Working paper 6. 2nd ed.
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University~~National Scientific Council on the Developing Child
This report from the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child summarizes in clear language why understanding how emotional well-being can be strengthened or disrupted in early childhood can help policymakers promote the kinds of environments and experiences that prevent problems and remediate early difficulties so they do not destabilize the developmental process.
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