ACEs: Growing awareness and creating community

The Michigan ACE Initiative: What we’ve learned so far If you are reading this blog, you likely have awareness and, presumably interest, in Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE). The awareness of ACE is large and growing. Since our initiative began, I have met with many groups, individuals and held phone and email conversations and am impressed […]

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Five resources to help understand ACEs

ACEs, or Adverse Childhood Experiences, are potentially traumatic events that can impact a child through adulthood. The more ACEs a child has suffered, the more likely he or she is to develop a variety of adult conditions, ranging in severity from increased headaches to depression and heart disease. So what can we do to help […]

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Connect with us on social media

To connect with folks across the state and increase awareness of the Michigan ACE Initiative, we have launched a Facebook page andYouTube page. Connect on those channels for weekly resources, news and updates. If you missed the original Michigan ACE Launch event, you can check the YouTube channel for videos of ACE Study Co-Founder Dr. Robert Anda’s […]

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Child Abuse Prevention Awareness and Action

During the month of April, in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, people across the country come together to raise awareness about the need to better focus resource and initiative on child abuse and neglect prevention. Child abuse and neglect are two of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) identified by the CDC as contributing […]

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