From ACEs Aware, December 15, 2020
California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris set a bold vision to cut ACEs and toxic stress in half in one generation through a strategically deployed, coordinated public health initiative designed to raise awareness, reduce transmission of ACEs and strengthen our response networks.
- Shared key findings of the report that serves as a blueprint for primary, secondary and tertiary prevention to address ACEs and toxic stress in a systematic way.
- Provided the most up-to-date science and highlight evidence based and promising practices at the national, state, county and community levels.
- Offered critical insights for policymakers, scientists, healthcare providers, educators, and advocates to advance evidence-based solutions and approaches to better the health to act now to prevent and health childhood adversity.