THE SOURCE: EDUCATION TOPICS

Child Development

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

In order to know if a child’s mood or behavior is a concern, it is first important to know what is typical. There are developmental milestones and stages that all children experience as they develop cognitively, socially, morally, physically and emotionally.

Here’s some more information about how children grow and function

What does mental health look like in children?
If you are concerned that your young child may have a developmental delay, the Indiana First Steps website has more information about developmental milestones and can also accept referrals for assessment.
Resilience is a part of every child’s development.

The SOURCE is working to improve early childhood mental health in Elkhart County.

The Source • Youth Mental Health Network

CALL TO ACTION

If you or your child need help or have questions, check out our list of community resources and remember,
IT’S OK TO ASK!

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY CALL 911 or GO TO NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM

For the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-8255 or text the word ‘home’ to 741741 for Crisis Text Line.

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY CALL 911 or GO TO NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM

For the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-8255 or text the word ‘home’ to 741741 for Crisis Text Line.

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