Communities

“We have the capacity, within ourselves, to create better health," writes Donna Jackson Nakazawa. We can improve our health no matter what our ACE score. Learn resilience practices that reduce stress hormones in our bodies & brains. Understand how pain, shame & trauma make self-healing harder. Explore research & resources. Share stories, struggles & successes. Practice resilience.
We convene and facilitate collaborative efforts to reduce adversity and trauma while building resilience throughout Oklahoma. We are advocates, concerned citizens, policy-makers and professionals who share information and develop practical, trauma-informed solutions to improve the lives of our children and families.
Randolph Co. KidsReadyNC ACEs Connection
Resources, posts, discussions, chats about national efforts to build a trauma-informed, resilience-building nation.
Resilient Amador is dedicated to working together to promote a trauma-informed community through education, prevention, support, and advocacy, thereby raising the standard of care for all. We transform systems, individuals, families, and businesses to integrate trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into everyone’s work, community and personal lives.
Resilient Berkeley is a cross sector, community driven collaborative committed to building Berkeley's capacity to prevent and heal trauma.
Resilient Sacramento is dedicated to preventing and reducing the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in the greater Sacramento area. We are a diverse collective of community members striving to promote healing and create a more trauma-aware Sacramento.
Community Partners committed to building a Resilient Solano County
We are teaching Troy, Alabama and the Wiregrass about ACEs and Resilience. Our goal is for all community members to integrate trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into work, home, school, and community interactions, so that we can heal and grow together to be a stronger community every day.
We're educating people in Yolo County, CA, about ACEs. Our intent is that everyone in Yolo County integrate trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into their work, family, community and individual lives.
Restorative Integral Support (RIS) is “whole life” recovery for people who face challenges of all kinds. RIS assesses an individual's needs and provides guidance for facilitating recovery. As a comprehensive, “whole person” approach to recovery from trauma, RIS includes powerful somatic therapies and other research-informed interventions.
Through the KidsReadyNC-Rockingham Initiative, we seek to engage the community in a conversation about ACEs to raise awareness of their impact in early childhood. We hope to provide the community the space to develop an understanding of ACEs and a framework to support building resilience starting at birth.
This is the online platform for our ACEs, trauma-informed, and resilience-building movement. It is a call to action- a place to work collaboratively across sectors and communities, to transform our county to one of hope, healing, and resilience for all. It is based on the socio-ecological model, collective impact strategies, and resident-driven approaches to prevention, intervention, and advocacy.
A platform for students, academic professionals and university community partners to collaborate across departments to raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), integrate trauma informed practices and policies throughout campus, and build a resilient San Diego State University.
This group seeks to: 1) Understand what we do, what we do well, and call upon each other to collaborate. 2) Create a healing space for folks to work together across sectors. 3) Create a structured way to lift up each other’s work, align resources, and prevent fragmentation. 4) Use technology to communicate differently and stop traumatizing already traumatized systems.
San Mateo County ACEs Connection invites all those who live, work, and participate in our county to connect here, to share the work we are doing toward creating a trauma-informed and resilient San Mateo.
We work collectively to educate our community about ACEs, resilience, and trauma-informed care. We exchange ideas, share opportunities and foster connections to transform lives through practical and community-centered solutions.
Santa Clara County ACEs (SCCA) Initiative partners educate the community on the impact of ACEs. Our goal is to integrate trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into work, family, community and individual lives to transform our county to one of hope, healing and resilience for everyone.
The San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team works to promote trauma-informed services in the San Diego region through collaboration, advocacy, and education. This community is meant to foster connection among the SD-TIGT membership and advance trauma-informed practices.
We bring the community together to prevent, heal, and treat ACEs while promoting resiliency.
We educate our community about ACEs, resilience and trauma-informed approaches, and invite others to join us to increase our success in improving our communities.
Our goal is to begin a dialogue around the topic of trauma and resiliency and create a shared language and understanding of effective responses to trauma. Together we can create a united, yet community-customized approach to the integration of trauma informed care in communities all across South Dakota.
This group is dedicated to actualizing a Southern Kenai Peninsula, Alaskan community that cultivates healthy relationships and resilient families free of violence and substance abuse.
SSTICN brings together a multi-agency and multi-disciplinary group of organizations and individuals working together to collaborate to create a more trauma-informed and resilient Southside region. The mission of the SSTICN is to promote and to enhance individual and community resilience.
The State ACEs Action is the go-to location for ACEs activities in U.S. states.
If you're doing ACEs histories, please do a short blog post or contact one of the community managers so that we can do so for you.
An online platform to foster communication and collaboration across communities and sectors in Texas with the goal of promoting ideas, policies and practices that reduce and prevent childhood adversity, build resilience in individuals and families, and help those affected by trauma to heal and thrive.
Support the advancement of children's basic human right to be free from all forms of violence in schools and the home (including corporal punishment, spanking, or other forms of violence).
We are a collaborative of library professionals and library supporters who seek to share ACEs Science with our institutions, organizations and communities; explore and implement Trauma-Informed approaches; and build community resilience through our programs, practices and publications.
A collaborative of UC Davis and UC Davis Health community members addressing trauma and building resilience across the lifespan
We come from all different sectors, walks of life and parts of the United Kingdom to prevent ACEs, and to change systems to become self-healing and to stop traumatizing already traumatized people.
Inspired by the science surrounding brain development, the importance of early experiences, impacts of toxic stress and the potential of human resilience, we endeavor to strengthen families and improve outcomes for children through building a trauma-informed Ventura County.
The Walla Walla Valley's Children's Resilience Initiative is a learning community whose goal is to build a toolbox of resilience-based strategies to confront the challenges of life. Please join our group to share your news as we build resiliency in the Walla Walla Valley! Visit us online at http://www.resiliencetrumpsaces.org
The Washington County ACEs Initiative is a multi-sector collaborative of partners who are interested in helping educate the community on the impact of ACEs. We raise awareness of ACEs, resiliency and trauma-informed approaches to services.
A forum to inform and connect individuals and communities working to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments and prevent and mitigate ACEs in Washington State.
This group explores issues related to adversity, trauma and resilience in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas. We are advocates, trauma survivors, concerned community members, and professionals who share information and develop practical solutions, to support the Washington, DC metro area to become trauma-informed, address sources of adversity, and promote health and resilience.
We are a grassroots collaborative whose mission is to promote health and resiliency in our community and to effectively prevent, recognize, and treat trauma by creating safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. The WCCI hosts an annual educational event as well as additional workshops throughout the year.
Vision: Reduce the incidence of child trauma and mental illness in children and youths. Mission: Engage children and families to promote health, prevent disease and build resilience by using schools and health settings as buffers against toxic stress in a trauma-sensitive manner where children/youths feel safe, welcomed and supported to address trauma impact on development, learning and behavior
The WV ACES Coalition includes over 70 different organizations and individuals working together to improve the health and well-being of all West Virginians by reducing the impact of ACEs and preventing their occurrence.
Our holistic movement increases the understanding of ACEs across all of our community sectors to integrate trauma-informed practices, build resilience and provide hope for future generations.

This group is for young professionals -- 35 years of age or younger -- who are studying and working in the field of adverse childhood experiences.

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