Good Reads Archive

HIDI HealthStats — Adverse Childhood Experiences

October 26, 2016

The October issue of HIDI HealthStats reviews the importance of building resilience around trauma and adverse childhood experiences. The issue identifies high-risk communities in Missouri and Kansas. A child that experiences abuse, neglect, a troubled home or toxic stress can carry the burden for a lifetime.

The American Middle Class Is Losing Ground

December 21, 2015

Lower- and middle-income families have continued to fall behind upper-income families in the 21st century. Heading into the Great Recession, lower-income families lost 6% of their wealth, edging down from $19,397 in 2001 to $18,264 in 2007.

Head Start : 50 Years of Opportunity

October 8, 2015

For 50 years Head Start has been the premier model for providing the whole child an opportunity for success in school and in life. Learn how Head Start helps Missouri's children!