How can we prevent adverse childhood experiences?

Preventing ACEs - Strategy Approach

Strengthen economic supports to families

  • Strengthening household financial security

  • Family-friendly work policies

Promote social norms that protect against violence and adversity

  • Public education campaigns

  • Legislative approaches to reduce corporal punishment

  • Bystander approaches

  • Men and boys as allies in prevention

Ensure a strong start for children

  • Early childhood home visitation

  • High-quality child care

  • Preschool enrichment with family engagement

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