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Excellent to see a strategy to address #ACEs being put forward as a mental health priority by one of the major parties.

Addressing childhood trauma - both preventing and mitigating it - is increasingly becoming a mainstream goal #traumainformed #TraumaInformedUK

Fantastic to see @JonAshworth committing to #preventACEs!! 👍🏻

ACEs - adverse childhood experiences- such as neglect and parents struggling with a mental health issue do often lifelong harm. More:

Thank you as ever for the support Jon.

We’ve been doing child well-being a long time. Mary Lily Walker started in 1883. We were still doing in in 1983. I want us to get it, really get it. I want this changed before 2083. If, as a society, we prioritise the early years, EVERYTHING will change.

"The roots of our lives are entwined in our childhoods." Alice Miller
What happens to us during development affects the rest of our lives.
ACEs=Adverse Childhood Experiences=Toxic Stress
>Non-optimal neurobiopsychosocial development.
Prevent, Heal #ACEs via #HealthyRelationships

what does hope and change look like? looks like @Prev_Justice talking in Inverness @highlandcjp about transforming a life by getting a job, a purpose, and being part of something. who knew that would work ! 😉#smartjustice

Teaching boys the strength of empathy and emotional intelligence. Nice job Dave... 😉

A 'three days to go to #BabyWeekBradford' shout out to some of the many people running events and activities next week: @50TTDBradford @AiredaleNHSFT @AiredaleSC @AndreaStEdmunds @RachaelSteps @BD4Family @BDCFT @GWKNEWY @BHTEarlyEd @Bloomin_Buds @boomchikkaboom @bradfordmdc

‘Staff ‘trauma training’ that helps schoolchildren deal with stressful experiences has seen exclusions in one Harpurhey school plummet by 88 percent...’

@7030Campaign We would love to see you all at our 23rd Birthday. Join us & #LemnSissay MBE to celebrate the lost birthdays @LIBRARYLondon - Thursday 28th November
Please RT & Share with your networks #transformingtraumawithlove #lostbirthdays

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Support in Times of Need

Offer to be an emergency contact for someone.

Provide information about local family support services.

Get groceries for someone who’s in need of support.

Provide emotional support for someone in need.

Support a new parent e.g. offer to babysit or provide childcare or cook them a meal.

Ask a school head teacher to host a community resource night so that you and other parents can see what your community offers.

Parental Resilience

Join a new parenting group.

Make time for yourself / have some ‘you time’ e.g. take a nap, read, do something you love!

Arrange a date night with your partner.

Use positive thinking e.g. tell yourself that you are doing a great job/ the best that you can.

Offer to help friends/neighbours with chores so they get a break to recharge their batteries.

Social and Emotional Competence in Children

Celebrate and support the achievements of your children.

Encourage a child to teach you something new.

Give your child a hug.

Read with your child.

Knowledge of Childhood and Parenting

Subscribe to a magazine or online newsletter about parenting and child development.

Join a local parenting class.

Share information about ways to prevent child maltreatment through your social media channels (twitter or Facebook).

Click here to access some of WAVE Trust’s resources!

Social Connections

Meet your neighbour.

Organise a local activity in your community.

Join a new community group.

Link up to an existing community service.

Make some time to see your friends/family in a social setting.

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