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Adverse Childhood Experiences Can Be Prevented

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What is this resource?

The site offers you access to CDC’s latest research and efforts in understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), their impact on health and well-being, and how to prevent them.

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What is the ACE Study?

We know that adverse experiences in childhood can lead to lifelong health issues and behavioral difficulties. The landmark Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study examined the relationship between some of these experiences and longer term outcomes.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences Can Be Prevented

Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships and Environments may help people reach their full potential by preventing early adverse experiences before they occur and protecting against poor outcomes for children who have already experienced adversity.

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