NHS Scotland

Adverse Childhood Experiences


This video makes reference to the adjustment of ACEs such as poverty & bereavement.

NHS Scotland

Trauma Informed Practice


This video aims to help all workers in the Scottish workforce know how to adapt the way they work to make a positive difference to people affected by trauma and adversity.


Billy’s Story


This video illustrates a young man’s life story and how getting the right support helped improved his situation.


How a Child's Brain Develops


This video illustrates how a child’s brain develops through early experiences. This is a good overall view on brain development for children, the ideals and where it can go wrong with exposure to the toxic stress experienced during early trauma.


Addressing Adversity
The Science
of Resilience
The Impact of Adverse Experiences 
in the Home

Referral Websites

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This resource has been commissioned by the Office for the Police and Crime Commissioner West Midlands

and is funded through the Home Office Early Intervention Youth Fund.