A National and Across-State Profile on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

This issue brief offers hope and a way forward so that all children and their families can attain optimal physical, social, and emotional development and well-being. Presented are the latest data documenting the prevalence of ACEs among children in the U.S. This brief also points to strategies that families, caregivers, providers, and communities can implement to reduce the negative health effects associated with ACEs, heal, and help children thrive in the face of adversity.

Resource Type: 

  • Print


  • Family
  • Social-emotional development
  • Teaming and Collaboration

Types of Diversity: 

  • Children and Families who have Experienced Maltreatment and Trauma

NC Community College Core Course: 

  • Child, Family, and Community
  • Child Guidance
  • Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • Child Development and Learning