HEALTH

Trauma’s Tragedy and Treatment: What happened to you?

BY Michael Hill, Correspondent |

Trauma’s Tragedy and Treatment is a five-part series that explores how childhood trauma can impact a person for decades to come. The series delves into how Newark is trying to become a trauma-informed city by 2020.

Part 4 of the series further examines the negative psychological and physiological effects that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) have on individuals. How do experts screen for ACEs? Correspondent Michael Hill speaks to specialists and survivors about the consequences of childhood trauma.

Hill reported this story with the support of the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism.