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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Trauma

Our work to prevent and reduce the negative impact of childhood adversity and trauma.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Trauma
Action to prevent ACEs

Action to prevent ACEs

Preventing and responding early to adversity and trauma is central to the Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) approach, and a key focus across many different policy areas.

Some examples of the types of action we are taking across these policy areas are:



Trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Resilience Unit
Mental Health Division
Directorate for Mental Wellbeing & Social Care
Scottish Government
3ER - St. Andrew's House
Regent Road

First published: 13 Jul 2020 Last updated: 20 Dec 2021 -