Research Forum on Toxic Stress and PTSD in Children

The WISH Toxic Stress: Mitigating Childhood Adversity That Affects Lifelong Physical and Mental Health report focuses on the impact of PTSD and toxic stress in children by examining how adverse childhood events are linked to later physical and mental ill health and how these risks can be mitigated.

Live session details

19 Nov
6:00 pm
7:15 pm
Toxic Stress and PTSD in Children

Forum Panel – 75mn

The Toxic Stress and PTSD in Children forum panel will examine how toxic stress affects the physical and mental health of child refugees, alongside mental ill health related to trauma in richer countries around the world and what can be done to mitigate this stress in such populations.

View the WISH 2020 agenda

Forum chair


Inaugural Robert Harding Chair in Global Child Health at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Co-Director of the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health

Forum chair

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

Surgeon General of California


Prof. Andrea Danese; Prof. Charles Nelson; Prof. Muthanna Samara; Dr. Marcia Brophy

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