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Shifting Mindsets: What Are ACEs?


What we experience as children leaves a lasting impression on the rest of our lives. Unfortunately, many children experience adverse childhood experiences or ACEs that lead to many chronic diseases and early death. For the next couple of months, Shifting mindsets will explore ACEs. This episode will explain what ACEs are.

Shifting Mindsets: What Are ACEs?

Shifting Mindsets for Better Health is a collaborative production of Central Michigan University’s College of the Arts and Media, the College of Medicine, and the Interdisciplinary Center for Community Health & Wellness.

Dr. Heather Polinsky is the Director of the School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts at Central Michigan University. Before pursuing academia, Dr. Polinsky worked as an audio engineer at SoundTrax Recording Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina.