What are aces?
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), as defined by the Centers for Disease Control, are ten childhood traumas that include all forms of child abuse, neglect, and domestic violence. They are such profound traumas that they predispose children to a lifetime of poorer physical, mental, social and financial health.
Physical abuse encompasses more than the current widely accepted definition. The intentional infliction of physical pain, even if there is not an accompanying injury requiring medical attention, is still physical abuse.
Mickey Mantle told his fans, “Don’t be like me.”, hoping to change their lives away from the mistakes that were about to cost him his.
Did you experience food abuse? When a parent has food available and chooses to withhold it from their child it is neglect.
The research makes it clear that Family Courts get most domestic violence custody cases wrong and often dangerously wrong. This article explains what may cause courts to tilt in favor of abusive fathers and away from protecting children. We know judges don’t want to hurt children, so why haven’t courts found a way to review their outdated practices and create reforms that focus on keeping children safe and healthy?
Congressman Yoho’s language to attack Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says nothing about her but a whole lot about him.
Abuse Survivors and Our Bodies. Did you suffer child abuse? If so. you may care about yourself less because you think nobody cares about you.