adverse childhood experiences

‘Disappointing’ report shows how Kentucky children are faring

BY: - June 14, 2023

A new report that evaluates the well-being of children in the United States every year shows that Kentucky is one of the worst places for youngsters to live.  In fact, the commonwealth ranked No. 40 overall for key indicators of well-being, including financial security, education and child deaths.  These numbers come from the annual Annie […]

Kentucky Youth Advocates outlines 2023 goals to help children and families

BY: - January 3, 2023

On the first day of the regular legislative session, Kentucky Youth Advocates outlined priorities to achieve its 2023 goal of making the state “the best place in America to be young.”  Kentucky ranks high for adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, which are traumas or stressors in a person’s life before their 18th birthday. They can […]