The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences Doesn’t End in Childhood

What happens when the kids we label as ‘at-risk’ for maltreatment grow up? They become at-risk adults and the research on these adults paints an unfortunate picture of what happens when you grow up in an environment exposed to those risks. It’s becoming increasingly apparent that the negative impact of child maltreatment doesn’t end in childhood. An infographic was released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Veto Violence initiative this past year. The [...]