Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma

Fact Sheet

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can have lasting effects on health, behaviors, and life potential. If you experienced a traumatic event or have a high ACEs score, you are not alone. About 70% of adults have experienced at least one traumatic event in their life.

So what can be done about it? Several states and local jurisdictions are improving services to support children, families, and young adults with high number of ACEs. Learn more about ACEs and the innovative work being done to improve outcomes for those at-risk.