About the Center for Child Stress & Health

The Center was established at the Florida State University College of Medicine to provide resources to families and health care providers related to the treatment and prevention of toxic stress during childhood.

The mission of the Center for Child Stress & Health is to provide clinical resource for patients, families and providers that will provide primary, secondary and tertiary health prevention for children exposed to toxic stress, especially those in rural and minority and underserved communities in Florida.

We’re here to help! If you would like to know more about the FSU Center for Child Stress & Health, give us a call or stop by our office!

General Phone

(239) 658-3123

Florida Sate University College of Medicine
Isabel Collier Read Medical Campus
1441 Heritage Blvd
Immokalee, FL 34142

Center Director:

Elena Reyes, Ph.D.

Clinical Director:

Javier Rosado, Ph.D.

Project Manager:

Ashley Butler

Did You Know

Did you know?

Toxic stress can cause damage to the body over time. When untreated, it can lead to depression, anxiety, heart disease and other chronic health problems.


Want to Know More?

Check out our tips on avoiding toxic stress.

Types of Stress