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HCDE Head Start Hosts 5th Annual Healthy Minds Healthy Families Conference

Harris County Department of Education Head Start is hosting the 5th annual Healthy Minds Healthy Families Conference Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4p.m. at 6300 Irvington Blvd. The conference is open to early childhood educators, families, members of the Head Start community and other who work with children with challenging behaviors. The focus of the event is to provide attendees with tools for providing emotional support for young children and their families, increase attendees’ awareness of mental health issues among children and provide strategies for self-care. Cost of the conference is only $10 and includes lunch. The conference is made possible through a grant-funded initiative from the Hogg Foundation, which advances recovery and wellness in Texas by funding mental health services, policy analysis, research and public education. For more information about the conference, contact Taiwan Reliford at 713-696-2170 or Source: HCDE