The Chester County ACEs Coalition’s mission is to increase our county’s awareness and knowledge of
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and to build resiliency and foster hope in order to offset the cycle of trauma.
We have created a new page solely dedicated to the collective traumatic experience of the Coronavirus. For information, articles, tools, and resources, please click on the page entitled "Covid-19 Information" to the right. This page will be updated frequently so please come back soon!
Millions of lives have been affected in unprecedented ways by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are all grappling with uncertainty—our daily routines interrupted, not knowing what is to come. For those of us who have Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), these times can be particularly distressing. We can provide ourselves with mini doses of healing through 7 healthy evidence-based practices to help regulate an overactive stress response, and sheltering in place is the perfect time for us to practice. Check out this article written by the Center for Youth Wellness.
In light of the recent Coronavirus outbreak, we regret to inform you that we will be rescheduling the film screening of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope and expert panel discussion originally scheduled for Tuesday March 17th, 2020 at 7pm at the Downingtown Area School District.
Please check back for additional information on when this powerful and informative event will be rescheduled!