Early Adversity has Lasting Impacts

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Injury: Traumatic brain injury, fractures, and burns

Mental Health: Depression, anxiety, suicide and PTSD

Maternal Health: Unintended pregnancy, pregnancy complications, and fetal death

Infectious Disease: HIV and STDs

Chronic Disease: Cancer and diabetes

Risky Behaviors: Alcohol & drug abuse and unsafe sex

Opportunities: Education, occupation, and income.