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In the centre of the spider diagram it reads: ACEs that can increase the risk of child and adolescent mental health conditions. Seven lines come off of the centre. They read:

  • Being from a low-income household
  • Being a looked after child
  • Parental substance misuse
  • Parental mental illness
  • Bullying
  • Domestic violence or abuse in the home
  • Parental break up or family discord.

 3.1 Risk factors and long-term effects