Positive early experiences are critical for long term mental and physical health. When young children do not receive proper nurturing, or they experience trauma or constant stress, it can have serious repercussions for their development. In this KET Special Report, we look at the impact of childhood adversity both for the individual and for society and how Kentucky communities and agencies are helping parents change outcomes.
Veterans Treatment Courts help former military service members in the criminal justice system get treatment for alcohol and substance abuse addiction or serious mental health issues. Jefferson County District Court Judge David Holton talks about the Louisville court, the first of its kind in Kentucky.
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Prematurity is the number one cause of death for newborn infants. In the United States, about 1 in 8 babies are born prematurely, and Kentucky has one of the highest rates of preterm births in the nation. This program examines causes of preterm birth; the impact of scheduling labor for convenience; and prevention efforts.