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Life is Good Playmakers support childcare professionals and organizations to create life-changing relationships and optimal environments where our most vulnerable kids can heal, learn, and grow.

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Early Childhood Trauma Can Lead to

Obesity
Heart Disease
Lung Cancer
Suicide
Depression
Anxiety
Diabetes
Early Death
Health Risk Behaviors
Disability
Our Cause
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Traumatic events such as poverty, violence, and illness have a negative, lasting effect on the health and well-being of kids.

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Our Impact
Optimism Over Adversity
Positive relationships with responsible adult caregivers mitigates the impact of ACEs.

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Our Work
Playmakers
A Playmaker spreads the power of optimism by creating healing, life-changing relationships with kids who desperately need it.

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For some kids Life is Good, for many others, it is not.

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Childhood trauma is the single greatest public health threat facing our nation’s children.

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We believe that every child is only one Playmaker away from becoming a happy, healthy adult.

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Playmakers Help Kids Heal.

We Create Playmakers

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