ARC (ACEs and Resilience Cohort)
Purpose: To achieve a healthier community through
1) public education about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and
2) promotion of resilience building knowledge and skills at the individual, family and community levels.
“Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences: ACE-Building-Self-Healing-Communities-Handout
The following are a series of articles aimed at exploring the problem of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their harmful effects on the physical, emotional and mental health of our community. Substantial public health research confirms that mistreatment of children results in a variety of problems for them as they grow into adulthood. Although the problems that result from ACEs create ripple effects throughout our communities, research shows that we can build resilience to the trauma caused by ACEs. Resilience trumps ACEs!
Mental Illness of a Parent
Addiction of a Parent
Sexual Abuse of Children
Divorce or Separation of a Parent