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Evaluating Community-Based Family Support Networks to Reduce Adverse Childhood Experiences

2013-2014
Prepared For

Casey Family Programs

Empire Health Foundation

Compelling evidence shows that children who are exposed to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are at higher risk of future social, health, and economic problems. ACEs include child abuse and neglect and family exposure to toxic stress such as witnessing domestic violence, parental divorce or separation, or household substance use, incarceration, or mental illness. Community-based efforts are vital to prevent ACEs and toxic stress, moderate their effects, and reduce their related public and private costs.

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