The Stop Abuse Campaign is evidence-based. We use credible studies to educate our communities and legislators, focus and raise awareness of our work, and change policies.

You’ll find links to our Research Roundup and other helpful research here.


Research Roundup


Each month, we publish a short review of recently published papers that better our understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). We cover scientific articles about the contexts in which ACEs are more (and less) likely to occur, how ACEs are related to health and well-being, and how we might intervene to prevent ACEs or reduce their negative impacts.

Family Court Custody Crisis

Bala Study

Bartlow Study

Meier Study

Saunders Study

Adverse Childhood Experiences


Protecting children means happier, healthier lives.

The Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Study shows how childhood trauma leads to shorter, sicker lives. We protect children and prevent ACEs. Take action now, you can help us break the cycle of abuse.

Help us break the cycle of abuse.