Childhood Adversity: Buffering Stress & Building Resilience
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Audience(s): Families, Health or Mental Health Professional, Students
This article is written by a behavioral pediatrician. It discusses ACES, and how experiences of social inequities also can be traumatic and trigger toxic stress responses. Examples include living in poverty, family separation, being the target of racism, or rejection because of sexual orientation or gender identity. And, certainly, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused children many troubling losses.