ACES are linked to a myriad of issues

ACEs are linked to chronic health problems, mental illness and substance abuse in adulthood.

ACEs can also negatively impact education and job opportunities.People with four or more ACEs compared to those with no ACEs were 2.34 times as likely not to graduate high school, 2.3 times as likely to be unemployed, and 1.6 times as likely to live in a household reporting poverty. 

Source(s):
  • CDC, https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/fastfact.html
  • https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0190740916303449