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The Impact of Adverse Childhood Events

Research shows certain childhood experiences, like violence and abuse, are major risk factors for illness and a poor quality of life.

Robert F. Anda, M.D., M.S., Senior Scientific Consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Co-Principal Investigator of the decades-long Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, will speak about the correlation between traumatic experiences in childhood and a variety of public health concerns. This event is free and open to the general public.

DATE: Thursday, May 22
TIME: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
PLACE: Kroc Center, 900 W. Western Ave., South Bend
COST: Free and open to the public

Please RSVP by visiting or by calling 574-647-6628.