Adversity and trauma

Adverse childhood experiences

These pages provide some information on the approach taken in Highland Council Care and Learning Service to preventing and responding to childhood adversity and trauma.

They are mainly information for professionals at this stage – we will post some information more useful for families early in 2019.

If you are a child or young person who is experiencing trauma, please follow this link for a helpline If you are concerned about the wellbeing or safety of a child or young person, or vulnerable adult, then this page has contacts for you

These pages are “live” and constantly updated, so any gaps in content can be filled on request. Let us know what you’d like through the contact form

The links below will take you to the different sections: