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Question of the Week – June 28

“Highly stressful experiences, like witnessing violence and the separation of children from loving parents, can disrupt children’s brain architecture and affect their short- and long-term health by causing an extreme stress response,” wrote Dr. Julie Linton of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center earlier this month in a guest column for the Winston-Salem Journal.

Dr. Linton is describing the physical effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Have you heard of ACEs before?