Adverse Childhood Experiences

This short animation on vimeo, produced by Blackburn with Darwen Council in partnership with Public Health Wales, tells the story of a young boy growing up, and how his experience with adverse childhood experiences have affected his life. It also explains the roles that different agencies can play in preventing them and supporting those impacted.

A TED talk by Paediatrician Dr Nadine Burke Harris who explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.

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