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About the Initiative

The Alberta Family Wellness Initiative (AFWI) mobilizes knowledge about early brain development and its connection to lifelong physical and mental health—including addiction. We bring together stakeholders from many callings to collaborate on health solutions that will directly impact families and individuals.

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JAMA Pediatrics Article Highlights ACEs

Dr. Jack P. Shonkoff of the Centre on the Developing Child at Harvard University has published the article Using Science to Reduce Health Consequences of Early Childhood Adversity.

CAAHMP ACEs Guide

Child & Adolescent Addiction, Mental Health and Psychiatry Program (CAAMHPP) have created an ACE/Trauma Informed Resource Guide.

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