The Foundation has produced brief video interviews with leading experts in the fields of toxic stress, trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and created an infographic that describes the prevalence and impact of ACEs.
A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
April 8, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
RWJF Clinical Scholar Adam L. Sharp, an emergency physician, discusses how effective interventions can prevent violent behavior in youth seen in the Emergency Department.
September 27, 2013 | Story, Grantee
RWJF recently co-sponsored a special section of USA Today focused on violence and ways to help break the cycle.
February 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Neighborhood perceptions of safety affect mothers’ decisions to let their daughters engage in outdoor play in urban neighborhoods, contributing to physical inactivity among preadolescent Black females.
September 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Children vary in their sensitivity to neighborhood influences—good and bad.
August 19, 2014 | Issue Brief
This report presents a disturbing picture of the role of violence in the lives of vulnerable families. Join a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for an online discussion to reveal new thinking to fight this endemic problem.
March 24, 2014 | Story
RWJF New Connections alumni look at barriers to achieving a healthier lifestyle.
May 3, 2013 | Journal Article
This article reviews the field of public health law research and its progress in both methodological rigor and in identifying sources of data.