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February 9, 2023 | North Coast Journal

Open Door hopes state grant will help address impacts of childhood trauma supported by a PRACTICE grant from the ACEs Aware initiative.

December 11, 2022 | CAPA

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.

September 30, 2022 | UCLA Health

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).

August 25, 2022 | Office of the California Surgeon General
May 2, 2022 | Public Health Institute
February 2, 2022 | Los Angeles Times

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.

January 11, 2022 | NPR

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.

December 16, 2021 | North Coast Journal of Politics, People, and Art
December 13, 2021 | Scientific American

New initiatives are trying to help families in pain as COVID-19 drives a children’s mental health emergency.

December 2, 2021 | North Coast Journal of Politics, People, and Art
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