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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)

Clinicians are slowly waking up to the fact that ACE can have a detrimental impact on the emotional and physical well-being of children and for the adults they develop into.

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Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on future violence, victimization and perpetration, lifelong health and opportunity. As such, early experiences are an important public health issue. Much of the foundational research in this area has been referred to as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). ACEs can be prevented.

Learn more about preventing ACEs  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention