News & Updates
Dr. Diana Ramos Appointed Surgeon General
Aug 25, 2022 | All, Featured, News
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the appointment of accomplished public health leader Dr. Diana Ramos as California Surgeon General. Dr. Ramos has more than three decades of cross-cutting experience and expertise with a focus on health equity and reproductive...
Educator Shares Trauma-Informed Classroom Strategies
The third video in the ACEs Storytelling series captures the game-changing power of trauma-informed education at Laguna High School in Sonoma County. Watch as Mishale Ballinger of the Sonoma County Office of Education shares her experience working with Principal Allie...
A Statement on the Authorization of the COVID Vaccine for Children 6 Months and Older
Jun 22, 2022 | All
Eighteen million kids under age 5 just became newly eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. For so many parents and caregivers, this means we can finally stop living in the early 2020 days of the pandemic, and stop managing the constant stress, decision fatigue, and guilt...
The COVID Vaccine For Kids 6 Months & Older: What Parents Should Know
Jun 18, 2022 | All, News Articles
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently authorized the COVID vaccine for children 6 months and older. For parents and caregivers with questions, read Acting Surgeon General Dr. Devika Bhushan’s column at healthychildren.org--a parenting website from the...
Acting Surgeon General Participates in Youth Mental Wellness Now Summit
Jun 15, 2022 | All, Events & Meetings
On Wednesday, June 15, Acting Surgeon General Dr. Devika Bhushan participated in a panel, We Know What We Need to Heal: Letting Youth Build Healing-Centered Spaces, as part of a two-day Youth Mental Wellness Summit in Los Angeles hosted by the U.S. Surgeon General and...
ACEs Storytelling: A Parent’s Story with Linda Baggio and Dr. Nadine Burke Harris
We're so excited to share a new video in a storytelling series about the power of ACEs Aware. Listen to Linda Baggio share her ACEs story with Dr. Burke Harris and discover how greater awareness can help break the intergenerational cycle of ACEs. #FacesOfACEs...
CA-OSG Chief of Staff Speaks at Inaugural ACEs Aware Conference
May 16, 2022 | All, Events & Meetings
On May 16, Chief of Staff of the California Office of the Surgeon General Matt Schueller participated in the closing session of the ACEs Aware Conference in Long Beach, CA. The conference, ACEs Aware in Action: Innovations and Lesson Learned, included more than 200...
Dr. Devika Bhushan Shares a Lesson from the Heart During Mental Health Awareness Month
May 9, 2022 | All
Watch Acting Surgeon General, Dr. Devika Bhushan, discuss the importance of slowing down and prioritizing rest in our fast-paced and often stressful world.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0cYSbur-Mc
Dr. Devika Bhushan Highlights Stress Busters During Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week
May 4, 2022 | All
Watch Acting Surgeon General, Dr. Devika Bhushan, discuss simple ways to de-stress during Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week and beyond.
OC Pediatrician on the Mental Health Toll of COVID & The Critical Role of ACEs Screening
Introducing the first in a series of stories from across California highlighting individuals and communities adopting trauma-informed practices to screen, treat, and heal adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). See why Dr. Eric Ball from CHOC screens for...