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The Link between Adversity in Childhood & Sickness in Adulthood

LIVE Q&A with Donna Jackson Nakazawa
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am


We hope you will join us for for an Ask the Expert session with award-winning journalist, Donna Jackson Nakazawa. Registrants be sent a link to watch pre-recorded modules presented by Donna Jackson Nakazawa. Participants can send in any questions they would like Donna to address during the live 45-minute Q&A session on February 10th.

Conventional wisdom tells us what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. But the science tells us that, far more often, the opposite is true. The pre-recorded presentation will include groundbreaking information on how childhood adversity can lead to health problems later in life. Building on ACEs research, Donna Jackson Nakazawa will show us that chronic stress can affect our brains, behavior – and even our immune systems. She'll provide practical tips on what parents, mentors and caregivers can do to help build healthy children.

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