No relationship is perfect, be it familial, a friendship or romantic relationship, or a marriage, yet a toxic relationship can be found in any of those. But there are some relationships which do not work for your good, health, and happiness.
The US has the largest prison population in the world and highest per-capita incarceration rate but how are we treating the high rate of ACEs in prison?
Victims of racism or abuse have a lot in common. Azure Moyna shares the greatest gift you can give someone who has been abused or mistreated.
You probably know about workplace pests, but do you know about Idiopathic Mutual Irritation? Louise Penberthy gives advice on how to deal with both.
My recovery as a sex offender started when I stopped making excuses. And it started in the hostile environment of a prison.
Do you know ‘The Hate U Give’? It has an important message in the acronym “THUG LIFE.” The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everyone.
20 years ago CDC research on childhood trauma, called ACEs, showed survivors lead shorter sicker lives. Home Visiting Services is the solution.
Intimate partner violence creeps into the workplace by affecting the environment, the interactions, and the well-being of workers. What do we do about it?
Human trafficking is a complex form of abuse and trauma with complex causes. It happens all over the world, and is a form of modern day slavery.
Truckers are on the road, are trained to be observant, and could tackle human trafficking in a big way. And it’s all thanks to one woman and her daughters.
Kayden Mancuso was killed by a man who was known to be dangerous. But since he was her father, a judge gave him the access he needed to kill her.
I’m helping my sister get addicted to opioids, because for her, life without coping mechanisms is worse than life with them and she has a lot to cope with.
Disclosing abuse; what does the child experience? What does the parent experience? And how can you help your child cope with the trauma?
An interview with the Stop Abuse Campaign’s Melanie Blow about ACEs, addiction, prostitution and child sex abuse laws and policy.
Some abused children become sullen and depressed, others turn to aggression becoming the exact same thing they fear; a bully.
If the United States were to provide the same financial compensation and respect to protective mothers as it provides to Gold Star military mothers, our family courts would change quickly
Why does noone talk about traumatized kids being raised by traumatized parents? Should complex trauma play a role in adoption?
The impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences has an impact in our lives from childhood to adulthood. Aces include events such as psychological (emotional), physical, or sexual abuse
Bullying is related to, and similar to, child abuse in some surprising ways. Here’s what you need to know!
98% of women in abusive relationships do not to leave due to a lack of money. Abuse does not stop there because the children are also in harm’s way.
Do doctors know they should screen for intimate partner violence? Do they know how to? And what should their response be if they find a victim?
“There is no recovery for someone falsely accused.” President Trump in response to resignations of two top aides after credible domestic violence reports.
Childhood trauma is a life sentence. Children who experience it lead shorter sicker lives. Learn what trauma is and the impact it has on survivors?
Is your partner sabotaging your mental health or causing you to relapse into substance abuse? You’re not alone, but you need to understand what it means.
Cardinal Law, who facilitated the sexual abuse of over a thousand children, is now dead. His legacy of intergenerational trauma isn’t.
Many have the choice of attending holiday parties with their child sex abuser, or avoiding family at the holidays. Not an easy choice.
Experiencing trauma in childhood is common. Learn about the impact of trauma on children and what some experts are doing to help.