Preventing Toxic Stress in Children

Stress is an issue that impacts everyone. Regardless of your age, your income level or where you live, stress affects the health and well-being of every single person on this planet.   Children oftentimes are the most susceptible to stress.… Read More

Study: Economic hardship among most common adverse experiences for children

A new Child Trends report finds that 45 percent of children in the United States have experienced at least one adverse childhood experience, with economic hardship and parental divorce or separation the most common nationally and in almost every state.… Read More

As Session Begins, Ask Lawmakers to Focus on Child Well-Being

The Oklahoma Legislature will convene for the 2018 regular session on Monday, February 5.  Also, on that day, Governor Mary Fallin will deliver her final State of the State address.  Speaking on behalf of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy… Read More