Welcome to the Child Health and Disability
Prevention Program Adverse Childhood Experiences
(ACEs) Aware Toolkit page. The CHDP ACEs Toolkit
provides resources to professionals who work
with children and families exposed to ACEs. ACEs
are stressful or traumatic events, such as
abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction
occurring during childhood and adolescence.
Exposure to ACEs results in long-lasting effects
on an individualís health, including nine of the
top leading causes of death and early mortality
in the Country. Providers can find resources in
the Toolkit on categories covering different
areas of need identified in the Pediatric ACEs
and Related Life Events Screener (PEARLS).
community provider Toolkit identifies resources
throughout Los Angeles County supporting early
intervention to help build resiliency for their
patients and help reduce the risk of severe
health conditions in adulthood. Letís increase
awareness and prevention of ACEs by screening
and providing valuable resources, which improve
patientsí physical and mental health.
Click on any of the 15 categories below to find
local community resources to meet your patientís
needs. Each category has a list of community
providers throughout Los Angeles County. You can
also click on the One Degree link to be directed
to the Los Angeles County DPH CHDP ACEs
collection. The collection will allow you to
access 16 collections, containing over 400
resources throughout Los Angeles County.
To search for these and additional resources based on geographic location, visit the DPH CHDP ACEs Resource collection at
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