Tag Archives: Adverse Childhood Experiences

Mental Health – the Impacts of Childhood Trauma

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States, and I want to zero in on one this year’s celebration objectives – to raise awareness of trauma and its impacts. Specifically, I want to zero in on childhood trauma. As Paolo del Vecchio wrote in his article, “AWARENESS: Understanding the Link Between Life Experiences andContinue Reading

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study

Astounding findings about the role of adverse childhood experiences (ACE) on brain development are now available. If you’ve been following my blog or my books, you will have repeatedly read that one of the key risk factors for developing a substance abuse problem and/or addiction is childhood trauma.  To further understand this risk factor, IContinue Reading