After learning about PACEs Science, most people ask, “What can I do?” The good news is that there are so many steps that we can take to become healing-centered! Action may involve engaging at individual, organizational, community, or policy levels.
Talking to family and friends, minimizing upsetting media content, and making a plan for what to do during stressful and overwhelming times can reduce stress. Mental and behavioral healthcare can help build skills and capacities for resilience in the context of a safe, supportive, and trusting clinical relationship.
Resources and support are available if you want them.
Talk with your family or friends about how everyone is feeling.
Minimize news or other media content that feels upsetting.
Make a plan for what to do when you get stressed, angry, or overwhelmed.