ACEs stands for Adverse Childhood Experiences, included (but not limited to) physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, substance abuse, neglect, dysfunctional families, and mental illness'. ACEs impacts childhood development and increases chances of future health implications.
Carey, Olivia; Forrest, Thea; and Abdi, Adna, "The Dangers of ACEs" (2022). Maine Medical Center. 2714.