Health Impacts of ACEs
Having experienced 6 or more ACEs can decrease a person's life expectancy by 20 years.

Impacts of ACEs: 

The chronic health impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can result in mental and physical diseases that last a lifetime. 


As one's ACE score increases, their risk of the following also increases:

  • Alcoholism
  • Smoking
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Liver disease
  • Adolescent pregnancy
  • Miscarriage or stillbirth
  • Low academic achievement
  • Poor work performance
  • Financial stress
  • Risk of intimate partner violence
  • Having multiple sexual partners
  • STD/STIs
  • Involvement in crime
  • Suicide
  • and many other outcomes...

health risk TOLL

The numbers are staggering.  Idaho Youth Ranch can help. 

Learn more about how Idaho Youth Ranch helps kids move past their trauma and build resiliency for a stronger future. Get help for you a child you know today. 


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