“Early childhood (usually defined as birth to year 8) is a time of tremendous physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, and language development.”
— Healthy People 2020

The Early Childhood committee has the following three objectives:

  1. Increase awareness of trauma's impact on the emotional and physical wellbeing of Champaign County youth

  2. Adopt and implement a mental health integrated, community-based data dashboard and resources system

  3. Increase the number of providers who are education about mental health assessment, treatment, referral, and integration of mental health into primary care