March 3, 2020
External Event

The Brain Story: How Early Childhood Experience Impact Brain Development and Potential Risk for Mental Health and Addictions

Original Presentation: March 3, 2020

Adverse childhood experiences, such as neglect, household dysfunction, and abuse, can negatively impact the development of a child’s brain. This can increase their risk of health and social problems later in life, including addiction, mental illness, and other chronic diseases. This session focuses on how children’s early experiences
impacts brain development.

Debbie Curtis BSW, RSW, MBA, Co-Chair of the NL Brain Story
Network, Mental Health and Addictions Consultant, Department of Health and Community Services

If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback on the archived education sessions, please contact Jennifer Lynch at [email protected].

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