Healing from trauma

Traumatic childhood events such as abuse, neglect, witnessing experiences such as crime, parental conflict, mental illness, and substance abuse can create dangerous levels of stress and derail healthy brain development; resulting in long-term effects on learning, behavior and health. A growing network of leaders in research, policy and practice are developing approaches to prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and mitigate their impact through building resilience. Healing from trauma is possible.

Can people be saved from a terrible childhood experiences?

US researchers have found early intervention can help prevent negative experiences in infancy turning into long-term health risksby Lauren Zanolli in New Orleans. The Guardian. When Sabrina Bugget-Kellum walked into a neighbourhood clinic in New York for a routine...

Once I got tired of feeling that…

I got tired of feeling bad tings. Then I got tired of feeling. Then I got better, and I want others to, too.


If a child discloses sexual abuse to you, it could change both of your lives. But a little knowledge can make you into the person an abused child needs.

You can protect women and children right now- here’s how

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Stop Abuse Campaign has some suggestions for things you can do to end human trafficking, protect children and support abuse survivors around the world and in your own neighborhood.

Tackling Stress: How To Get Your (Hair’s) Bounce Back

Chronic “bad hair days” can be a symptom of chronic stress, and this is a significant problem for abuse survivors. But there are things you can do to restore the health of your hair, and of other parts of your life, too.

Battling Depression

Depression is a serious illness, and there are things we don’t entirely understand about it. But the good news is that it can be overcome.

Christmas Present

The best gift we can give to ourselves and our loved ones this holiday season is the gift of our own presence; the ability to exist in the moment


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