Informative Websites

ACEs Connection- a news site that provides the latest information on ACEs and resilience-building strategies, research and events, in addition to the opportunity to connect with representatives from other communities.

ACEs Too High- a news site that reports on research about ACEs and developments in epidemiology, neurobiology, and the biomedical and epigenetic consequences of toxic stress. It highlights how people, organizations, agencies and communities are implementing practices based on the research including developments in education,  juvenile justice, criminal justice, public health, medicine, mental health, social services, and cities, counties and states.

ACE Response-Developed from a partnership between Prevent Child Abuse America and the University at Albany (SUNY) School of Social Welfare, this website seeks to raise awareness of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and mobilize comprehensive responses to them across the lifespan in order to prevent ACEs and their consequences.

Center for Youth Wellness- Site home to the Clinic founded by Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris, which is a “part of a national effort to revolutionize pediatric medicine and transform the way society responds to kids exposed to significant adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress.”

Community Resilience Cookbook- highlights research and community case studies focused on creating awareness of the impact of ACES and mobilizing the community to implement resilience-building efforts.

Community Resilience Initiative- nonprofit in the Walla, Walla Washington community where the movie Paper Tigers was filmed. Includes training resources and information on the KISS community model used to build resilience.

Stress Health- an outcome of the Center for Youth Wellness, provides content on ways to combat stress and maintain optimal health, in addition to simplified content on ACEs and toxic stress.

Center for the Developing Child- Led by thought leader Jack P. Shonkoff, MD, the site highlights the centers work around science-based innovation in policy and practice, and includes a downloadable infographic on ACEs and toxic stress.

One Kind Word- home site of a parenting program that provides information, tools and training on resilience-focused parenting strategies.

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)-in addition to behavioral health substance abuse and content, includes information and materials on ACEs and trauma-informed care (TIC), including key principles of the TIC approach.

SAMHSA’s National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI)-information on ways to improve treatment and services for children, adolescents, and families who have experienced traumatic events.

The Philadelphia ACE Project-Home site of The Philadelphia ACE Task Force (PATF) is a network of more than 100 individuals from pediatrics, behavioral health, education, law, philanthropy, and others who are committed to building a resilient Philadelphia.

The Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities (MARC)- program brings together 14 sites actively engaged in building the movement for a just, healthy and resilient world. A mix of cities, counties, regions, and states, these communities are all building a culture of health by translating the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) into practices and policies that foster resilience.