Infographic – Toxic Stress: Here Today, Here Tomorrow

November 10, 2014early childhood, home visiting, infographic, toxic_stress, visualization

Research shows that toxic levels of stress in early childhood can result in physiological changes that increase the risk of cognitive and physical developmental problems in adolescence and adulthood. The infographic below, “Toxic Stress: Here Today, Here Tomorrow” illustrates what toxic stress is and its impacts, and also highlights some findings in Texas.

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 Click for the PDF of “Toxic Stress: Here Today, Here Tomorrow.”

For a more about toxic stress, go to our  Toxic Stress 101 Storify with links to research and news stories on the topic.