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Grant supports SKCN education effort on effects of child abuse and neglect


The Skamania Klickitat Community Network (SKCN) was recently awarded a $2,000 grant from Burlington-Northern Santa Fe Railway Foundation to expand information for parents and community members on the life-long health effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). These include severe child abuse and neglect, abandonment, witnessing domestic violence, death or incarceration of a parent, parental depression and substance abuse.

SKCN is one of 42 Community Health and Safety Networks associated with the Washington State Family Policy Council. Together they work to reduce negative behaviors that can lead to health problems. Obesity, heart attacks, high blood pressure, strokes, learning diso...

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