Gun violence plays a significant role in children’s lives, and we know that childhood trauma is a major contributor to most violence.
Crime is a complex issue. Protecting children from Adverse Childhood Experiences prevents crime and strengthens communities.
Homelessness is a key American problem. It’s also one least understood. What causes homelessness? How do we solve this problem as a society?
Drug abuse is one of the worst issues in America. its effects are horrendous, but its root causes are more complex than everyone assumes.
A sharp increase in anti-LGBTQ legislation with almost half targeting transgender people. States introduced a record of 238 bills in 2022.
LGBTQ youth have higher ACE scores than their peers. Homeless LGBTQ youth, however, is another level of the problem, a sad reality in the US. How to help?
As the world is getting up to date with the nonbinary youth identity, the new ACEs research insights instill hope in protecting these children.
Suicide rates among LGBTQ youth are shocking and require our immediate attention. Learn more about the risks and how you can help prevent it.
A lot of politicized misinformation is being touted about gender-affirming healthcare. Here are the reasons we’re opposing banning it.
Does anyone care about our mental health in America? How do we remove the barriers to mental health care access in our country, so we can get proper help?
The Stop Abuse Campaign founder’s survivor story uncovers why -and how- suicide prevention must be one of America’s mental health priorities.
Physical neglect in childhood may mean different things in different contexts. We’re unpacking what it is, what it isn’t, and how to protect children from this ACE.
Parental divorce and separation, including the death of a loved one, are Adverse Childhood Experiences. Were you affected by them? What to do and how to get help?
Parental substance abuse is an ACE, a childhood trauma as damaging as other direct ones. How does it affect the child and how can we prevent it?
Domestic and intimate partner violence are Adverse Childhood Experiences that weaken a family’s chance for stability and safety. How to help and get help?
Childhood emotional neglect is one of the most challenging ACEs to identify because there’s nothing to “see,” but it impacts thousands of children every year with damaging consequences. How to help?
Physical abuse against children causes lifelong harm. This common ACE can be prevented. Read more on why and how we can dedicate resources to prevention.
Having an incarcerated household member is an ACE, Adverse Childhood Experience, that can have lasting consequences into adulthood. How to help?
A survivor story called Denormalizing child abuse shows how while abuse can become normal to a child, child abuse is never normal.
What is childhood emotional abuse? Learn about this ACE, its life-long consequences, ways to prevent it, heal it, and help someone affected.
A vital part of fighting child sexual abuse is learning about what it is and why we must prevent it from happening to any child ever again.
A survivor story called Raised By Predators is about surviving child sexual abuse and then healing from it.
There’s one correlation of heart disease that you may have never considered. What’s the link between childhood trauma and heart disease?
Understanding the connection between ACEs and suicide can help you see the warning signs and may ultimately save someone’s life.
The online predator’s target is a vulnerable child. Protecting children from online predators is the responsibility of all of us.
Review showing that higher Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) scores are associated with a greater risk of juvenile justice system contact.
Take the ACE Test, benefit from getting your ACE Score and start personal discovery, and better mental, and physical health.
Do you know how to protect your children from sex offenders? Cory Jewell Jensen talks about her work with sex offenders and what she knows
No relationship is perfect, be it familial, a friendship, romantic relationship, or a marriage, yet any of these can be a toxic relationship
The US has the largest prison population in the world and highest per-capita incarceration rate but how are we treating the high rate of ACEs in prison?