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More California Kids, Adults Are Being Screened for ACEs – But Are Those Who Need it Getting Treated?

Experiencing neglect, abuse or other forms of adversity as a child greatly increases lifelong health risks. In 2020, California launched an effort to screen children and adults for ACEs – and has screened about 900,000. But the state is failing to track whether patients receive the follow-up services or support they might need.