Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are stressful or traumatic events, including abuse and neglect. ACEs are strongly related to the development and prevalence of a wide range of health problems throughout a person's lifespan. Research has demonstrated a strong relationship between ACEs, substance misuse and behavioral problems.
What are Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)?
- Prevent Child Abuse- America ACEs Summary
- TED Talk with Nadine Burke Harris
- Kaiser-CDC ACEs Study
- National Council Presentation on ACEs Relationship to Adult Well-Being and Disease
- Take the ACEs Quiz