Responding to ACEs with Individuals and Families
Nearly 15 percent of Iowans have experienced a significant level of adverse childhood experiences. In addition, Iowa families face increasingly stressful situations that can make it difficult to thrive.
Additional research shows that
The environment in which an individual lives and the level of stress their ancestors experienced all play a role in whether an individual will likely experience additional ACEs. Preventing ACEs begins with key strategies outlined by the CDC.