Building a resilient Community
Johnson County Trauma informed Community Coalition
Create a resilient and self-sustaining community compassionately focused on improving the quality of life for all of its members
Bridge together all community members and entities in Johnson County that provide services in order to prevent, identify, and address adversity while supporting resiliency efforts.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)
ACEs are adverse childhood experiences that harm children’s developing brains so profoundly that the effects show up decades later; they cause much of chronic disease, most mental illness, and are at the root of most violence.
How Childhood Trauma AffectsHealth Over a Lifetime (TED Talk by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris)