Training on understanding, recognizing, and preventing ACEs including evidence-based strategies for reducing or eliminating the impact of ACEs – for anyone interested in ACEs and mental health providers.
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Vital Signs report on the prevalence and consequences of ACEs, and the potential for reducing these consequences by preventing ACEs.
CDC’s latest research and efforts in understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), their impact on health and well-being, and how to prevent them.
This All Plan Letter provides Medi-Cal managed care health plans with guidance on directed payments, funded by Proposition 56, for the provision of standardized ACEs screening services.
“How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime.”
A presentation at the 2018 MIT Picower Institute Spring Symposium.
Families Thrive is a Contra Costa, CA-based cross-sectoral partnership to address needs of children and families impacted by trauma, including intimate partner violence.
A review the evidence linking trauma to health and provide practical guidance to clinicians, researchers, and policymakers about the core components of an effective response to recent and past trauma in the setting of primary care. Written by Edward L. Machtinger, MD, Yvette P. Cuca, PhD, Naina Khanna, BS, Carol Dawson Rose, RN, PhD, Leigh S. Kimberg, MD.
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Trauma and Health, by Megan R. Gerber, MD, MPH, and Emily B. Gerber, PhD. Gerber MR, editor. Trauma-Informed Healthcare Approaches: A Guide for Primary Care. New York, NY: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2019. Posted with permission.
Chapter 2: Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care, by Leigh Kimberg, MD and Margaret Wheeler, MD, Posted with permission. Gerber MR, editor. Trauma-Informed Healthcare Approaches: A Guide for Primary Care. New York, NY: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2019. Posted with permission.
RJ Gillespie’s presentation on Identifying Toxi Stress in Pediatric Practices at the 2015 American Academy of Pediatrics Event.
A Carpinteria Children’s Project handout for adults on how to lower toxic stress.Also Available in: Spanish
A Carpinteria Children’s Project handout for parents and families on how to lower toxic stress and create safe, stable, nurturing environments (english).
Reviews of best rated 2019 meditation apps for adults.
Webpage on Social Determinants of Health, with emerging solutions
Article on the AAP Parenting website about self-care for mothers.
Article on AAP’s Parenting website to encourage parents to care for themselves and children.
This 2018 brief was written by Shannon Artiga and Elizabeth Hinton
The Let’s Get Healthy California Task Force, created in 2012, is comprised of health leaders who came together to create key priorities and data indicators in a ten-year plan to make California the healthiest state in the nation.
MARC is a learning collaborative of 14 communities across the US engaged in building a movement for a just, healthy, and resilient world, in which they share best practices and receive financial and technical assistance in advancing ACEs-informed work across sectors, including early childhood education, aging, healthcare, and juvenile justice.