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Community Screening: Resilience -- The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

Part I: Screening, April 7 and June 2

"The child may not remember, but the body remembers."

The original research was controversial, but the findings revealed the most important public health findings of a generation. RESILIENCE is a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress.

Now understood to be one of the leading causes of everything from heart disease and cancer to substance abuse and depression, extremely stressful experiences in childhood can alter brain development and have lifelong effects on adult health and behavior. In the film field experts discuss in detail how things from divorce and incarceration to abuse and neglect can shape and wire a child's brain in ways that can perpetuate trauma, increase unwanted health and social outcomes or break the cycle of trauma and promote good health and healing in families and communities. 

Part II:  April 14, 2018 and June 9, 2018

This presentation will provide participants with an in-depth look at the impact of ACEs on health and well-being, as well as explore factors that increase resiliency. Participants will leave with a deeper understanding of ACES and what it means to help build and support resilient self-healing communities.    


Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 2:00pm to 4:30pm

Waverly Branch, Meeting Room, ADA Accessible via Barclay Street
400 E. 33rd Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

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Teens, Adults

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Programs For Adults

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Tracy Dimond

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