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PACEs Connection Resource Center

Becoming Healing-Centered Communities

Welcome to Becoming Healing-Centered: Communities

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.

  • Individuals may want to further engage in their healing journey by finding ways to mitigate their own toxic stress.
  • Organizations may want to adopt policies and procedures to become trauma-informed and healing-centered.
  • Communities may want to find ways to support healing and prevent further trauma on a larger scale.
  • Policy makers may want to incorporate PACEs Science and related interventions into existing or new laws to prevent and/or address trauma.

In your communities, we encourage you to explore the following to become more healing-centered: