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.
National Known Justice Leader Howard Spivak brings decades of experience to help prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Preventing suicide means preventing the pain that leads to it. When we do this, we will make real progress in reducing suicide in 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?
Former Director of the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Linda Degutis brings decades of experience to Board Chair.
Drug abuse is one of the worst issues in America. its effects are horrendous, but its root causes are more complex than everyone assumes.
Why seeing Jeffrey Epstein’s list of clients will not prevent child sexual abuse, but addressing your own biases will.
Do MHV Programs really work? In this article, we explore the Maternal Home Visiting program results, benefits, and necessary steps to keep them going.
A sharp increase in anti-LGBTQ legislation with almost half targeting transgender people. States introduced a record of 238 bills in 2022.
As the world is getting up to date with the nonbinary youth identity, the new ACEs research insights instill hope in protecting these children.
Why would someone not seek help for a mental health issue? Societal mental health stigma is the answer. How to prevent it and help people?
If you feel fear, dread, or are overwhelmed, making your life difficult, you may have anxiety. We discuss anxiety symptoms, causes, relation to ACEs, and treatment.
May is mental health awareness month. In this article, we talk about what mental health is, why it’s important, how it relates to ACEs, and how you can help.
In a house with impressionable children, the untreated parental mental illness has serious consequences for children’s development. How can we prevent this ACE?
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?
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.
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