Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Support healthy social and emotional development in infants and toddlers.

IECMH involves promoting emotional and social wellbeing in young children from the prenatal period to 5 years of age through culturally responsive and relationship-based care. This care can include caregiver-child intervention or treatment to nurture the child’s healthy development.

Learn more about infant mental health and how important trusted relationships are for infants and children.

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