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Mon, Jan 06


University Christian Church

Club Meeting, Luncheon and Special Program: Dr. Donna Chacko, Wellness Coach

"Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs): What You Need to Know"

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Time & Location

Jan 06, 2020, 11:30 AM

University Christian Church, 6800 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD

About the event

Special Program: Speaker Dr. Donna Chacko presents "Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs): What You Need to Know"

Dr. Chacko observed the late effects of ACE’s in her patients when she worked in Washington, D.C.—even before she knew what ACEs were. She will describe the landmark research that defined ACEs and their powerful impact on adult physical, mental, and behavioral health. Equally important, she will review current efforts to prevent ACEs, reduce their effects, and heal from the damage they create-- introducing the concepts of trauma awareness and resilience. For those who are experiencing or have experienced the effects of something that happened in their childhood or know someone who does, this presentation may be just the message that is needed to provide an avenue to health of mind, body, and spirit.

Donation Drives:

  • Prince George's Plaza Day Center is asking for new and gently used thermal underwear in men's sizes L, XL, XXL, and sleeping bags.
  • The Family Crisis Center of PG Co. is asking for portioned snacks, new twin sheet sets, blankets
  • Sole4Souls is asking for new and gently used footwear of all kinds.

*** Members and their guests only at luncheon please. To attend only the Wellness presentation, please plan to arrive @ 12:30 pm

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