ACES/TRAUMA

ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES & CHILDHOOD TRAUMA

Adverse Childhood Experiences are directly correlated to substance abuse. 
If we can prevent ACEs, we can prevent addiction.

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Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and 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 (ACE's).

 

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ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES (ACE's)