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Special Report: Oklahoma leads the nation in childhood trauma. How does this affect our state and what can we do?

Special Report: Oklahoma leads the nation in childhood trauma. How does this affect our state and what can we do?

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In this Tulsa World 8-day Breaking the Cycle series, we'll look at the science behind Adverse Childhood Experiences, examine some of those suffering from them and look at ways to address the problem. 

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Oklahoma ranks No. 1 in the country in percentage of people with an ACE score of 2 or more, according to the 2017 National Survey of Children's Health. And that might explain why the state ranks high for a long list of disparate social problems, from obesity and drug addiction to cancer rates and domestic violence.

Special Report: Oklahoma leads the nation in childhood trauma. How does this affect our state and what can we do?

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