ACE reports studies and additional websites

On this page, you can access a range of ACE reports, studies and links.

A Crying Shame

A report by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner into vulnerable babies in England.

Nearly 16,000 babies are growing up in households where they are at risk of severe harm and at risk of ACEs, a report by England’s Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield, warns.

The ACE report findings show that of 19,640 under-ones identified as being “in need”, 15,820 of them were still living at home. Similarly,  it estimates that 8,300 babies are growing up amid the “toxic trio”.  This is where a parent or caregiver has a drug or alcohol addiction, there is domestic violence within the home, and the parent or caregiver has a severe mental illness.

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Addressing Adversity

This ACE report looks at prioritising adversity and trauma-informed care for children and young people in England.

Therefore, YoungMinds compiled this collection to raise awareness about the impact of ACEs, adversity and trauma on the mental health of children and young people.

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Scottish Public Health Network (ScotPHN)

‘Polishing the Diamonds’
This ACE report addresses Adverse Childhood Experiences in Scotland

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Welsh Adverse Childhood Experiences, ACE report

In addition, the report looks at ACEs and their impact on health-harming behaviours in the Welsh adult population.

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Similarly, this study looks at the impact of ACEs in the home on the health of children and young people, and inequalities in prevalence and its effects

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In addition, this ACE report looks at the link between adverse childhood experiences and later life health

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In conclusion, this report is called; Adverse childhood experiences: What we know, what we don’t know, and what should happen next – Feb 2020

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Additional websites

> Evidence-based early years intervention Published in  

> A wake-up call to radically redesign Children’s Mental Health Services

> ACEs and Toxic Stress: Frequently Asked Questions

> Violence Prevention

> Learning from Oklahoma’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Story

> Adverse Childhood Experiences Presentation Graphics

> Learning from Wisconsin’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Story

> Learning from Washington’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Story

> Centre for youth wellness

> Opening Doors: Trauma-Informed Practice for the Workforce

> Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences Early Trauma Online Learning