Crime is a complex issue. Protecting children from Adverse Childhood Experiences prevents crime and strengthens communities.
Pro-life and pro-birth are not the same things. Lala lays out the difference between them and what we can do to be pro-life.
How do we prevent more school shootings? What do the experts know about school shootings, gun violence, children, and ACEs?
Our survivor story features surviving low self-esteem. Discovering what you want to do with your life, and moving on to happiness.
The world is shocked at Will Smith slapping Chris Rock. An abuse survivor’s take on it urges us to question our own responsibility in abuse collectively.
There’s one correlation of heart disease that you may have never considered. What’s the link between childhood trauma and heart disease?
We discuss ACEs and school performance. ACEs may affect outcomes in adulthood through disrupted neurodevelopment
In this Research Roundup Summer 2021 edition, we’re addressing the recall bias in measuring ACEs in many ACEs studies.
We discuss ACEs score strengths, limitations, and misapplications to determine how we can best use and interpret the ACEs test and framework.
Does the timing of ACEs exposure matter and how? We discuss this topic in our Research Roundup May 2021 edition.
ACEs patterns and their impact. Different ACEs can be grouped in meaningful ways, and different ACEs have different risks in later life.
Hank Aaron died of natural causes when he was 86-years-old. A long life, longer than average life expectancy, but could he have lived longer?
many scandals that have rocked the Catholic church. Unfortunately, they have rocked every other denomination, faith, countless secular institutions and countless families. And the pain and tumult these scandals leave for non-offending members is massive. With that in mind, we wanted to share this piece.
Your friend has just told you that they have been sexually assaulted, abused, stalked or raped and you want to support them but you’re not sure what they need. Maybe it happened to them decades ago, in childhood, or maybe it was as recent as today. You want to help your friend in any way you can. Situations may vary, but here are 5 tips for friends of survivors.
Having anxiety is difficult to explain to people. Sometimes, you feel like everything is falling into place, and the next, your world feels like it’s crashing down on you. Stress, feelings of neglect, worries about the future, all of these can combine into an anxiety episode or attack.
Consent matters. Set your own boundaries and respect the boundaries of others. We don’t need complicated contracts, we need a revolution.
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?
Victims of racism or abuse have a lot in common. Azure Moyna shares the greatest gift you can give someone who has been abused or mistreated.
How to lose the language of abuse and achieve the miracle of actually being able to think in the new language. Emotional language is everything.
We hear the expression. “blaming the victim,” but do we really know what victim blaming means? Or why we blame victims?
Do you know ‘The Hate U Give’? It has an important message in the acronym “THUG LIFE.” The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everyone.
20 years ago CDC research on childhood trauma, called ACEs, showed survivors lead shorter sicker lives. Why aren’t we preventing it?
US researchers have found early intervention can help prevent negative childhood experiences in infancy turning into long-term health risks.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that adults caring for children use “healthy forms of discipline.” Read about alternatives to spanking.
I came from a really poor household. I pulled my family out of extreme poverty. Then my boss raped me, life fell apart, but I recovered.