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Childhood trauma impacts millions of Americans, and it’s having devastating consequences

Childhood trauma impacts millions of Americans, and it’s having devastating consequences

Childhood trauma impacts millions of Americans, and its consequences can be devastating. Those experiencing high levels of trauma can see dramatically lower life expectancies, and the CDC estimates it accounts for billions of dollars in healthcare costs and lost productivity. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports as part of our series, “Invisible Scars: America’s Childhood Trauma Crisis.”

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ACEs Aware Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap for Public Comment

ACEs Aware Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap for Public Comment

On December 14, 2020, the ACEs Aware initiative released a draft Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap for public comment. The roadmap aims to provide practical steps that health care providers and health and human services organizations can take within their own communities to grow cross-sector networks of care that support children, adults, and families in effectively mitigating the impact of ACEs and toxic stress on health.

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First California Surgeon General’s Report Provides Clear Cross-Sector Roadmap to Address Health and Societal Impacts of Adversity

First California Surgeon General’s Report Provides Clear Cross-Sector Roadmap to Address Health and Societal Impacts of Adversity

Roadmap for Resilience: The California Surgeon General’s Report on Adverse Childhood Experiences, Toxic Stress, and Health serves as a blueprint for how communities, states, and nations can recognize and effectively address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress as a root cause to some of the most harmful, persistent, and expensive societal and health challenges facing our world today.

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