According to research cited in a new documentary, frequent stress is bad for kids. This film is called "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the science of hope" and on March 7th the non-profit Prevent Child Abuse Illinois is sponsoring a free screening and panel discussion of the film.
To learn more about this film, visit: https://ieanea.org/resources/resilience-the-movie/
The discussion will also look at the larger picture: that is how the physical and psychological effects of frequent, toxic stress can harm the bodies and brains of children..and impact society as a whole.
In this feature, WSIU visits with Brittney Hale with the non-profit Prevent Child Abuse Illinois.
To learn more about Prevent Child Abuse Illinois visit: https://www.preventchildabuseillinois.org/