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Helping Children Recover from Trauma

Helping Children Recover from Trauma

Helping children recover from trauma can be one of the most important substance abuse | addiction prevention measures we take. Why? Childhood trauma, whether it’s that caused by verbal, physical or emotional abuse; neglect; domestic violence; alcoholism or drug addiction in the home; bullying or similar traumatic experiences, can change how a child’s brain develops.Continue Reading

Mental Health – the Impacts of Childhood Trauma

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States, and I want to zero in on one this year’s celebration objectives – to raise awareness of trauma and its impacts. Specifically, I want to zero in on childhood trauma. As Paolo del Vecchio wrote in his article, “AWARENESS: Understanding the Link Between Life Experiences andContinue Reading