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Resource: Coping with Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic One-Pager (English & Spanish!)

English: The California Department of Public Health, Injury and Prevention Branch (CDPH/IVPB) and the California Department of Social Service, Office of Child Abuse Prevention’s (CDSS/OCAP) , Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative , ACEs Connection , and the Yolo County Children’s Alliance co-created “Coping with Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic” in both English and Spanish. This material is intended for Californian families experiencing the severe economic consequences resulting from...

Colliding Crises: Connecting the Dots between Overdose Prevention and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, are shown to increase the risk of chronic health conditions including substance use disorder. These ACES, frequently experienced as “trauma” in early childhood, can have a profound impact on one’s health. Fortunately, there is growing recognition that a trauma-informed approach can help individuals, organizations and systems better serve those living with addiction. Join us for a conversation with a researcher and practitioner about the link between...

Peacetown and Sonoma County ACEs Connection awareness

It is that time of year, summer.. Summer means Peacetown! This is a FREE community summer concert series from July 7th-September 8th from 4:30-7:30PM in The Barlow, Sebastopol. One element of Peacetown is the Family Village, this is a space for families to play, engage, and have access to local resources. Every week organizations come and have authentic community engagement and conversation that provides positive experiences for both the families and the children. Sonoma County ACEs...

Ask the Community

July 28, 2021, 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM PDT Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, are shown to increase the risk of chronic health conditions including substance use disorder. These ACES, frequently experienced as “trauma” in early childhood, can have a profound impact on one’s health. Fortunately, there is growing recognition that a trauma-informed approach can help individuals, organizations and systems better serve those living with addiction. Join us for a conversation with a researcher and...Read More...

Grad student seeks your input?

Hello Sonoma County ACEs Connection members, My name is Brandin Gordon and I am a graduate student at the University of San Francisco working in dual-degrees in Public Health and Behavioral Health. My fieldwork project will focus on trauma informed care at an organizational level. Utilizing knowledge from my dual majors, my goal is to develop a deeper understanding of organizational needs to implement trauma informed care. In the next couple of weeks, I will be reaching out to organizations...Read More...
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Help our public radio station with a story: How did separation from your parents as a child impact you?

KQED is the National Public Radio affiliate in San Francisco, CA. We’d like to hear from adults (18+) who were separated from their parents when they were children. Perhaps the separation was due to economic reasons, war and conflict, incarceration, foster care, or something else. How did that period of separation impact you in the long-run? How has it impacted your connection to others and how you build relationships? If you're a parent, how does it influence how you parent? We’re...Read More...
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