With $3 million in funding over three years, Dr. George Slavich is leading a team of colleagues from across the state to create the California Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (CAL STAR) Network with plans to study, treat, and educate health professionals and community members about toxic stress. Of particular interest to the team is the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). ACEs have such a powerful influence on lifelong health because the brain and immune systems are “learning systems,” Dr. Slavich says.

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