Shasta County is educating the public on mental health

Health and Human Services of Shasta County is holding a forum to discuss how addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences can improve Shasta County’s health.

Posted: Dec 4, 2017 10:07 AM

Health and Human Services of Shasta County is holding a forum to discuss how addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences can improve Shasta County’s health.

The forum will be Tuesday December 5th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Redding First United Methodist Church, 1825 East Street.

The event will provide a foundational knowledge of adverse childhood experiences, which research indicates increase a person’s risk of developing mental health challenges and chronic physical health later in life.

Local advocates will discuss the resiliency they developed after experiencing childhood trauma as well as HHSA experts who have been providing trauma informed care or adverse childhood experiences training.

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