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The Initiative had the honor of hosting Dr. Nadine Burke Harris to launch her newly released book on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity. Dr. Burke Harris, now the first Surgeon General of California, has been a driving force in establishing the science that explains the potentially debilitating effects of adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, on the physical and mental health of growing children.

Watch Dr. Burke Harris’ TED Talk

How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Dr. Nadine Burke Harris