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Your Health Lecture: Toxic Stress & Resilience


Dr. Lauren O’Connell
Dr. Lauren O’Connell

Toxic Stress and Resilience: Shifting the balance toward wellness is the topic of the Your Health Lecture Series Thursday, February 22 at 7 p.m. in the Mott Community College (MCC) Event Center.

Dr. Lauren O’Connell will discuss the impact of adverse life experiences in childhood on lifelong health, how toxic stress changes our bodies and what protective factors help build resilience in children and families.

O’Connell is the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician at Hurley Children’s Center, a Pediatric Health Services Researcher, and Assistant Professor for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

RSVP for this free community event at or by calling 616-234-2694.

The Your Health Lecture Series is a collaborative community event sponsored by Mott Community College, Hurley Medical Center and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Flint Campus.

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The closest parking to the Event Center (building 6) is adjacent to the building to the east. It is most easily accessed from Court Street (at the bottom of the map).

Mott Community College is committed to excellence in education and offering services that cultivate student success and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community. With more than 100 academic and occupational degree programs, we help students prepare to achieve more in an ever-changing economy. Through university transfer agreements, high-demand associate's degree programs and one-year certification programs, we help ensure that all Mott students are ready to get more out of life.

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