You can get two "Promoting Your Child's Social and Emotional Development" pamphlets provided by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which provide information about the social and emotional development for your child.

These pamphlets include ways to support healthy development, to know when to be concerned, and what to expect. 

The pamphlets are available for two age ranges:

  • 1 to 5 years
  • 5 to 10 years

The pamphlets are part of a publication series called “Building Healthy Foundations for a Lifetime of Success”.

Pamphlets are available in multiple languages.

Call 311 for assistance.


If you requested a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene publication over 2 weeks ago and have not received it, you can check the status. If you ordered it more recently, allow time for delivery and call back after 2 weeks if you still haven't received it.

Cancel Order

If your order has been placed, it likely already shipped. You can return unwanted copies at no cost to you by writing "Return to Sender" on the package and putting it in the mail.

Update Order

  • To order additional items, you must place another order.
  • To update a current order, be sure to include tracking order number.
  • To update address, email, and organizational information you can email your requests to

Out of Stock

If the publication you are looking for is currently out of stock, you can get assistance by phone.

Call 311 for assistance.

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