Resources

Thank you for your interest in the Connections ACEs Project!  Below are additional resources for you to learn more about ACEs and Resilience.

What is an ACE score?  

An ACE score IS:

An ACE score is an approximate measure of the amount of intense stress someone experienced before the age of 18.

A tool to promote discussion between individuals and their friends/family/partners/ healthcare providers about early life experiences and how they are related to adult functioning.

What an ACE score is NOT:

An ACE score is not destiny.  Having experienced ACES doesn’t mean that all adult functioning will be negatively impacted.