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Information for families and mental health providers are provided to increase awareness of children’s mental health issues.

Social-Emotional Development in Young Children

In Michigan, we believe that social and emotional health matters!

The Michigan 0-8 Social and Emotional Toolkit provides materials for communities throughout the state to use in promoting the positive social and emotional health of all children. In this toolkit, you will find the following resources to help you get started:

  • Social and Emotional Health:  A Guide for Families with Children, Birth – 8 Years, Revised, 2013. 
  • Social and Emotional Fact Sheet, 2013
  • Social and Emotional Scripted Power Point, 2013


To access the toolkit, go to