Factors that help children thrive in the face of adversity

Posted by on April 30, 2016 2:03 pm
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Research shows that people who experience four or more adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as economic hardship, exposure to violence or the death of a loved one, are more likely to have lasting physical and mental health problems. But new research suggests that certain family, social and community assets may boost a child’s chances of flourishing in the face of adversity.

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