The more ACEs, the more it impacts their physical and mental health in adulthood
What are ACEs and how do we define trauma?
Impact on the brain, body, and behavior
The purpose of this course it to convey a working understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and how these are both relate to general health outcomes, but particularly Substance Use Disorder.
As a proud C.A.R.E. Community partner, the Snohomish County Children’s Wellness Coalition is committed to helping C.A.R.E. realize its long-term vision for implementing trauma-informed practices and policies that would allow all Snohomish County residents to thrive in an equitable, sustainable environment that cultivates relationships and a strong feeling of belonging.
This project focuses on creating trauma-informed prisons and communities. This is done by utilizing techniques such as mindfulness, meditation and the power of intention, and explored childhood trauma and the impact it has had on the person's life.
Together with thousands of social-sector leaders, we will activate the power of the social sector to create a unified, intrepid, just, and purposeful network so that all people can thrive. They host several events to help us learn.
No one chooses addiction. People who use drugs come from all walks of life - they are parents, children, friends, co-workers, and neighbours. Many people with substance use disorders face barriers in getting the support and services they need because of the stigma that surrounds addiction.