Educational Series: May 2021

Mental Health America of Spartanburg County and the 2021 Educational Series present for May… "Building a Trauma-Informed, Resilient Community" by Jennifer Parker, PhD, LPC, Director of Child, Youth and Family Initiatives for Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM). This talk provides a review of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), toxic stress and the associated lifespan risks, along with … Continue reading Educational Series: May 2021

The Importance of Early Mental Health Development

FEATURED ARTICLE Infant and early childhood mental health is defined as the quality of a child’s first and early relationships and the child’s social and emotional development. Experts look at a little one's ability to... Experience warm and responsive relationships with care giversCreate relationships with othersExplore and learnCommunicate in playExpress and regulate emotion Learn more … Continue reading The Importance of Early Mental Health Development