Adverse Childhood Events, or ACEs. is a tally of different types of abuse, neglect, and other "hallmarks" of childhood, whether this is in a gated community or subsidized housing. Trauma is relative but abuse is not. According to the original Adverse Childhood Experiences study, the # of "Yes" answers can correspond to health conditions and issues like diabetes, arthritis, COPS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, name auto immune disorders and more.
SO - Before YOUR 18th birthday:
Now, think about these questions for other people in your life, those you see on TV, stereotypes in film and tv (and perpetuating these)......
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