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.