Nearly 1 in 8 American children are maltreated before age 18


By the time they reach age 18, about 12% of American children experience a confirmed case of maltreatment in the form of neglect, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, according to a new study by researchers at Yale University.

Read more at http://scienceblog.com/72687/nearly-1-8-american-children-maltreated-age-18/#BbEJBxio4RErTP0G.99

Some of the types of traumatic experiences in childhood that can lead to health issues later in life are:

ACEs and trauma classes

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