Get your ACE Score

It’s becoming clear to more and more people that what actually happens in ‘dysfunctional families’ is what scientists call Traumatic Stress. And the children who grow up immersed in it become adults who are at increased risk from the great many negative health and well being outcomes facing all of us. So it may become important for affected adults to seek help.

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ACEs – A Hidden Crises

Occurring during childhood, the most formative period in a person’s life, ACEs are traumatic experiences that have a profound impact on a child’s developing brain and body with lasting impacts on a person’s health and livelihood throughout their lifetime.

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Two Wrathful Mothers

Fall 1986 Oakland CA ………Already 2 years into awareness of myself an an adult child of alcoholic parents, the effects of my dysfunctional upbringing have been re-ignited by the break-up of my relationship. I realize I’m overwhelmed. I check myself … Continue reading →