We are more than 80 partners committed to building a statewide system of support to ensure Idahoans can thrive in the face of adversity.
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Idaho ranks 5th highest for states with children experiencing three or more adverse Childhood Experiences
ACEs are traumatic experiences in a child’s life that have an impact well into adulthood, but those traumatic experiences do not have to be predictive of a child’s future.
Together we can shape an environment in Idaho that allows every person to find hope, thrive, and be resilient despite challenges and adversity.
Understanding that trauma happens at the individual, family, and community level, we are working together to improve and create shared understanding about Adverse Childhood Experiences and resilience through:
Resilience is the positive growth and change that comes through experiencing difficult life events facilitated by supportive relationships and environments. Hope and healing can help conquer adversity.
Resilience can be built through social connections, knowledge of adolescent development, concrete support in times of need and reducing stressors.