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Burke Harris N. The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 2018.

Solis JM, Shadur JM, Burns AR, Hussong AM. Understanding the diverse needs of children whose parents abuse substances. Curr Drug Abuse Rev. 2012;5(2):135-147.

B. Ehrlich K, Cassidy J. Attachment and physical health: introduction to the special issue. Attach Hum Dev. 2019;21(1):1-4. doi:10.1080/14616734.2018.1541512

Felitti VJ, Anda RF, Nordenberg D, et al. Relationship of Childhood Abuse and Household Dysfunction to Many of the Leading Causes of Death in Adults. Am J Prev Med. 1998;14(4):245-258. doi:10.1016/S0749-3797(98)00017-8

Dube SR, Felitti VJ, Dong M, Chapman DP, Giles WH, Anda RF. Childhood Abuse, Neglect, and Household Dysfunction and the Risk of Illicit Drug Use: The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study. Pediatrics. 2003;111(3):564-572. doi:10.1542/peds.111.3.564

Merrick MT, Ford DC, Ports KA, et al. Vital Signs: Estimated Proportion of Adult Health Problems Attributable to Adverse Childhood Experiences and Implications for Prevention — 25 States, 2015–2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019;68(44):999-1005. doi:10.15585/mmwr.mm6844e1

Maté G. In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction. Berkeley, Calif: North Atlantic Books; 2010.

Lal R, Deb K, Kedia S. Substance use in women: Current status and future directions. Indian J Psychiatry. 2015;57(6):275. doi:10.4103/0019-5545.161491

Goldstein E, Athale N, Sciolla AF, Catz SL. Patient Preferences for Discussing Childhood Trauma in Primary Care. Perm J. 2017;21:16-055. doi:10.7812/TPP/16-055

Pathak P, Grimes K. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Assessment in Clinical Practice: A Pediatric Integrated Care Model. Pediatrics. 2019;144(2 MeetingAbstract):00. doi:10.1542/peds.144.2_MeetingAbstract.00-d

Gillespie RJ, Folger AT. Feasibility of Assessing Parental ACEs in Pediatric Primary Care: Implications for Practice-Based Implementation. J Child Adolesc Trauma. 2017;10(3):249-256. doi:10.1007/s40653-017-0138-z

Kerker BD, Storfer-Isser A, Szilagyi M, et al. Do Pediatricians Ask About Adverse Childhood Experiences in Pediatric Primary Care? Acad Pediatr. 2016;16(2):154-160. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2015.08.002

Jones CM, Merrick MT, Houry DE. Identifying and Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences: Implications for Clinical Practice. JAMA. November 2019. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.18499

Center for Youth Wellness. An Unhealthy Dose of Stress. Accessed at: on Nov. 10, 2019

Brundage, S. C., & Levine, C. (2019). The Ripple Effect: The Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Children and Families. United Hospital Fund and Milbank Memorial Fund.

Brundage, S. C.,Fifield, A., Partridge,L. (2019). The Ripple Effect: National and State Estimates of Opioid Epidemic’s Impact on Children. United Hospital Fund and Milbank Memorial Fund.

National Scientific Council on the Developing Child (2015). Supportive Relationships and Active Skill-Building Strengthen the Foundations of Resilience: Working Paper No. 13. Retrieved from on Nov 8, 2019

National Scientific Council on the Developing Child (2012). The Science of Neglect: The Persistent Absence of Responsive Care Disrupts the Developing Brain: Working Paper No. 12. Retrieved from