Addressing adverse childhood experiences has become a public health imperative, and communities across the United States are working to develop and implement programs and policies to both prevent childhood trauma and support adults who experienced trauma as children. Here we describe the development of the Watauga Compassionate Community Initiative (WCCI) in Watauga, County, North Carolina.



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Marema T, Bouldin EL. Development and early outcomes of the Watauga Compassionate Community Initiative, North Carolina. J Appalach Health 2020;2(1):41–6. DOI: https://doi.org/10.13023/jah.0201.05.