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may 2024

Breaking Free from Toxic Relationships: A Journey of Courage and Empowerment

Written By Dr. Jamie Huysman, Founder of The TAR Network Behind closed doors, in the quiet corners of our neighborhoods, and within the fabric of our communities, a silent pandemic rages on. It doesn’t make headlines or prompt global alarms, yet its impact reverberates through millions of people worldwide. This is the pandemic of toxic […]

Your History of Trauma Matters for Menopause

Plus, how psilocybin may be able to help with symptoms of this major mid-life change Written By Jennifer Chesak, Author of The Psilocybin Handbook for Women With severe asthma, I was seriously ill as a child. I was frequently hospitalized,sometimes in the intensive care unit. At one point when I was about eight, I had […]

Healing from Childhood Emotional Neglect

Written By Tina Hamilton, The Healing Parent Childhood emotional neglect is the “failure of caregivers to provide adequate emotional support, validation, and attention to a child or dependent adult1.” Last month, we dove deep into Childhood Emotional Neglect – what it is, what it looks like, the signs you experienced it as a child, and […]

Mental Health Awareness Month and Recognizing Vicarious Trauma

Written By Kathryn Marsh, Prosecutor POV May is mental health awareness month.  A time to recognize how mental health issues may impact your or a loved one’s life and educate yourself on available resources and ways you can help advocate for others. Vicarious or secondary trauma is a mental health issue that isn’t discussed a […]

Gen Z and Mental Health – New Frontiers

Written By Michael Robb Struggles against mental health have persisted across generations, but the rising adults of Gen Zhave been able to confront them with an unprecedented level of unity and openness. What feltimpossible to discuss openly mere decades ago now has many outlets thanks to community-minded spaces on the internet and influential artists expressing […]

Trauma Art:  Creating It, Healing from It

By Karen Gross, Trauma Educator Pre-Pandemic, I spend much of my time at disaster sites, helping students, educators and institutions find pathways forward following a traumatic event.  Whether it was a concert massacre or a border detention facility or a school shooting, I worked with individuals and organizations where trauma abounded.  One lesson I learned […]