ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES

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Unlocking Health and Happiness Through Outdoor Mentoring

Unlocking Health and Happiness Through Outdoor Mentoring: The Power of ACEs Prevention Inside-Out Conference by Children & Nature Network In June 2023, the Children & Nature Network organized the Inside-Out Conference, which was held in Estes Park, Colorado. SImilar to Wilderness Youth Project, the Children & Nature Network believe that, “when children spend time outdoors, […]

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The Giving List: The Stress Busters

The Giving List: The Stress Busters Wilderness Youth Project is thrilled to announce our inclusion in the The Giving List Santa Barbara and the matching challenge of $5,000 that has been generously offered to us by the Natalie Orfalea Foundation that will match every gift that comes in through this campaign. Santa Barbara is home

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Stress graphic *Graphic adapted from the "Roadmap to Resilience: The California Surgeon General’s Report on Adverse Childhood Experiences, Toxic Stress, and Health"

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Stress Busters

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Stress Busters In the past year, the California’s Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, announced that the state was adding “access to nature” to its list of seven Stress Busters as published in the Roadmap for Resilience which highlights how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress impact long term community

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