This report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an overview of how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) impact health and opportunity, and lays out a series of strategies to prevent ACEs. These strategies include:

  • Strengthening economic supports to families
  • Promoting social norms that protect against violence and adversity
  • Ensuring a strong start for children
  • Teaching skills
  • Connecting youth to caring adults and activities
  • Intervening to lessen immediate and long-term harms

Read the report