the first step in overcoming
Improvements in public policy can prevent ACEs. Preventing the consequences starts with knowing your risks.
20 years ago CDC research on childhood trauma, called ACEs, showed survivors lead shorter sicker lifes. Why aren’t we doing anything?
Experiencing trauma can lead to all sorts of negative consequences but did you realize that it might lead to work addiction? Research is sparse, but anecdotal evidence is there, and some therapists see a connection. Could a workaholic – someone who overworks to the...
Spanking has been a controversial topic in the realm of parenting for some time. Is physical punishment ever justified? What are appropriate measures when it comes to discipline? Reflecting on the foundation and purpose of parental authority as well as on virtues...
Even from jail, sex abuser Jeffrey Epstein manipulated the system. His victims were kept in the dark
BY JULIE K. BROWN NOV. 28, 2018 A decade before #MeToo, a multimillionaire sex offender from Florida got the ultimate break. Palm Beach County Courthouse June 30, 2008 Jeffrey Edward Epstein appeared at his sentencing dressed comfortably in a blue blazer, blue shirt,...
Researchers followed a group of kids from childhood into adulthood to track the link between trauma in early life and adult mental health. When public health officials get wind of an outbreak of Hepatitis A or influenza, they spring into action with public awareness...
It’s no secret to those who experience or work with intimate partner violence, that the violence often creeps (or crashes) into the workplace, either directly or indirectly by affecting the environment, the interactions, and the well-being of workers. But 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.
An upstate NY mother plead guilty to manslaughter in connection to her three-year-old’s death at the hands of her boyfriend. She will work with the police to prosecute her boyfriend and says she was a domestic violence victim.
A Rochester man is facing manslaughter charges related to the death of his nine-month-old daughter
Everyone loves talking about drug addiction and its consequences. But no one likes talking about the fact that it’s caused by trauma.