Take Action 5 Things Healthcare Providers Can Do Today

  1. Act Now: Early detection and early intervention can prevent traumatic stress for kids. Learn more about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and how to support families.
  2. Support the Whole Family: Look after caregivers as well as kids. Take a two-generation approach in your practice by working with children and the adults in their lives simultaneously for their physical, emotional, and economic well-being.
  3. Fight Racial Injustice: Take action to end racism by joining a racial justice action group.
  4. Stay Connected: Use telehealth visits to maintain trauma-informed connections with patients during the pandemic.
  5. Take Care of Yourself: Prioritize yourself so you can continue to take care of others. Check out these guides for healthcare providers from the American Medical Association and California’s Surgeon General.

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