Open Door hopes state grant will help address impacts of childhood trauma supported by a PRACTICE grant from the ACEs Aware initiative.
The January edition of the California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) newsletter features an article entitled, “Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress: What Can We as Medical Providers Do?” written by ACEs Aware advisers and staff.
Trauma in childhood has been linked to poorer health outcomes, such as asthma, obesity, depression and cancer. Data from the California Department of Public Health’s Injury and Violence Prevention Branch show that more than 60% of Californians have experienced at least one Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE).
The UCLA-UCSF ACEs Aware Family Resilience Network (UCAAN), in collaboration with the Office of the California Surgeon General (CA-OSG), Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), and PHI’s Population Health Innovation Lab (PHIL) are pleased to announce a third round of ACEs Aware grant funding.
California’s top physician is stepping down. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, who became the state’s first surgeon general in 2019, announced her resignation Tuesday, her office confirmed.
California’s Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris talks to NPR about children coping with adverse childhood experiences brought on by COVID, and what can be done to undo the damage.
New initiatives are trying to help families in pain as COVID-19 drives a children’s mental health emergency.