Increasing Mental Health Supports
CCDF Lead Agencies are encouraged to invest in mental health for child care providers and children. This includes providers giving families resources that support their children's mental and behavioral health. The resources on this page can help Lead Agencies identify areas for investment in mental health supports.
These resources focus on the following topics: infant and early childhood mental health consultation, strategies to support the social and emotional wellness of children, how to respond to adverse childhood experiences, ways to connect families with mental health resources, and training for early educators.
This brief provides an incentive and opportunity to enhance and expand statewide quality activities to support infant–early childhood mental health (I–ECMH).
This article provides information on the implementation of social and emotional supports for children, families, and early childhood professionals.
This brief provides an overview of the impact of CCHC's on children's health.
This practice brief explores the mental health needs of school-age children, their families, and the out-of-school time workforce and new ARP act opportunities.
This practice brief includs an overview of ACES mitigation and prevention strategies from a national perspective using CDC and ACES connection information.
The toolkit includes resources Tribes can use to implement Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) strategies.
This Profile of Innovation describes Idaho’s approach to address the school-age learning gap and learning loss as well as behavioral health supports.
This Profile of Innovation describes three state strategies to address social-emotional and mental health needs of children and families during the pandemic.