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Confronting Adverse Childhood Experiences to Improve Rural Kids’ Lifelong Health

Description
Highlights a western North Carolina school district and a Native American tribe in Wisconsin that are working to address adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Provides an overview of the impact ACEs have on health and provides data on ACE exposure among rural adults.
Author(s)
Jenn Lukens
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Appalachia · Children and youth · Families · Health screening · Schools · North Carolina · Wisconsin