Factors that Can Help Children Thrive in the Face of Adversity

Pediatric Study Findings (4/30/2016)

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) 4 or more: economic hardship, exposure to violence, death of a loved one

  Create adult health and mental issues

But moderation of ACE affect or resilience improved by:

  • Patient-centered, coordinated medical care
  • Mothers who were in excellent mental health
  • Community supports

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