Adverse Childhood Experiences & Resiliency

Our Purpose

Purpose: To achieve a healthier community through:

1) Public education about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and

2) Promotion of resilience building knowledge and skills at the individual, family and community levels.


The ACEs & Resiliency Coalition and the Mental Fitness Goal Group combined into one group in January of 2024.

The group meets virtually the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7:45 to 9:15 am.

For more information please contact: Lowell Johnson

If you would like to host an Adverse Childhood Experience presentation, please complete a Contact Request.

If you or someone you know needs immediate assistance please reach out to one of these resources:

988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:

  • Thoughts of suicide

  • Mental health or substance use crisis, or

  • Any other kind of emotion distress

People can call or text 988 or chat for themselves or if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.

988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.

A confidential, and non-judgmental 24/7 crisis line for people who need a listening ear, information, referral resources, or crisis mental health intervention because we envision all people having access to resources that help them to cope or solve their problems. 800-462-5525

Video Resources

Building Relationships : Intro

Building Relationships : Early Childhood

Building Relationships: School Age Years

Building Relationships: Early Adult & Middle Age

Resilience In The Elderly