Animation about ACEs & resiliency from England and Wales

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are those that directly harm a child; such as physical, verbal and sexual abuse or physical or emotional neglect – as well as those that affect the environment where they grow up; including parental separation, domestic violence, mental illness, alcohol abuse, drug use or incarceration.

This animation was created by Dr. Helen Lowey and Professor Mark A. Bellis, Public Health Wales. Read the accompanying article at