Creative arts and digitial interventions as potential tools in prevention and recovery from the mental health consequences of adverse childhood experiences

Nat Commun. 2022 Dec 22;13(1):7870. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-35466-0.


Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can harm mental health across the lifespan and reduce life expectancy. We provide a commentary of evidence on the health impacts, and how creative arts and digital interventions may support prevention and recovery.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences*
  • Humans
  • Mental Disorders* / prevention & control
  • Mental Disorders* / psychology
  • Mental Health