How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime Childhood trauma isn't something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains the effect that abuse, neglect and other factors can have on the development of the brain and the profound impact this has on adult-onset disease.
Childhood trauma leads to lifelong chronic illness — so why isn’t the medical community helping patients?
We are long overdue for a national awareness campaign - similar to public health initiatives on how seat belts save lives, smoking causes cancer, and hand washing prevents flu - to educate physicians and families on how childhood trauma begets adult illness.
Resilience practices overcome students’ ACEs in trauma-informed high school, say the data
A school tried a new approach to discipline - after four years, suspensions dropped 90%, there were no expulsions, and kids' grades, test scores and graduation rates surged.
Stress and Early Brain - Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences
This flyer, developed by the Community & Family Services Division at the Spokane (WA) Regional Health District, is a great introduction for people just learning about the ACE Study.
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