Skip to main content

Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Driver of the Opioid Epidemic

The webinar will cover the role of Adverse Childhood Experiences (AECs) as a driver of the opioid epidemic. Dr. Brumage will review the landmark study as well as local data showing a strong association and reviewing the science of ACEs and how it affects our bodies over a lifetime. Understanding of ACEs is instrumental to understanding the opioid epidemic and all our society’s addictions.

Presented by: Michael Brumage, MD, MPH, FACP, FACPM, Assistant Dean for Public Health Practice and Service, West Virginia University

There is no registration and no fee for attending this webinar.  To join the webinar go to: - Log in as a “Guest”, type your first and last name in the box provided, select “enter room”, you are now in the webinar meeting room. To facilitate Q&A’s, participants will use the Chat Function.

Who Is Attending

Add Comment

Comments (0)


About the Extension Foundation

The Extension Foundation was formed in 2006 by Extension Directors and Administrators. Today, the Foundation partners with Cooperative Extension through liaison roles and a formal plan of work with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) to increase system capacity while providing programmatic services, and helping Extension programs scale and investigate new methods and models for implementing programs. The Foundation provides professional development to Cooperative Extension professionals and offers exclusive services to its members. In 2020 and 2021, the Extension Foundation has awarded 85% of its direct funding back to the Cooperative Extension System, 100% of funds are used to support Cooperative Extension initiatives. 

This technology is supported in part by New Technologies for Agriculture Extension grant no. 2020-41595-30123 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and membership funding. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the content are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. For more information, please visit You can view the terms of useat

Link copied to your clipboard.