Roadmap for Resilience: The California Surgeon General’s Report on Adverse Childhood Experiences
The Office of the California Surgeon General released its first report on addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress. The report provides a cross-sector blueprint for communities, states, and nations to recognize and treat persistent, harmful, and expensive societal health challenges.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress represent an urgent public health crisis with wide-reaching health and societal impacts, from heart disease to homelessness.1-13 According to recent data, 62.3% of California adults have experienced at least one ACE, and 16.3% have experienced four or more ACEs (2011–2017 data).27
Read the full report here.
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