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The Mental Health of Minority and Marginalized Young People: An Opportunity for Action

2024-04-24T10:58:27-05:00

By Vivek H. Murthy, Surgeon General

Mental health is an essential part of overall health. It not only affects the ability of young people to succeed in school, at work, and throughout life but is critical to their overall well-being and to the health of our nation. The last 2 years have dramatically […]

The Mental Health of Minority and Marginalized Young People: An Opportunity for Action2024-04-24T10:58:27-05:00

How to Break the Cycle of Childhoold Trauma? Help a Baby’s Parents

2024-06-14T02:29:11-05:00

By Rhitu Chatterjee, NPR

Teresa Cox-Bates was only 11 years old when her father died, an event that dramatically altered her family’s circumstances and shaped her childhood experiences. Studies also show that adults who experienced such traumas in childhood are likely to feel more stressed when they become parents, and their children are […]

How to Break the Cycle of Childhoold Trauma? Help a Baby’s Parents2024-06-14T02:29:11-05:00

Supporting Children and Teens During the Holiday Season

2024-04-24T10:57:51-05:00

Provided by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

This fact sheet provides tips that parents can use to talk to their children and teens about how they are feeling and changes to holiday celebrations and traditions. It also shares tips that families can use to make this holiday season still feel special, including […]

Supporting Children and Teens During the Holiday Season2024-04-24T10:57:51-05:00

How a History of Trauma is Affecting the Children of Gaza

2024-06-14T02:19:03-05:00

Researchers say the cumulative trauma of chronic ethnic-political violence has a profound and lasting impact on children’s mental health and development, affecting their functioning and outlook on the world as young adults. This is especially a concern for children in Gaza, who were already struggling with significant […]

How a History of Trauma is Affecting the Children of Gaza2024-06-14T02:19:03-05:00

Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event

2024-04-24T10:58:43-05:00

Provided by the Child Mind Institute

In the wake of a traumatic event, your comfort, support and reassurance can make children feel safe, help them manage their fears, guide them through their grief, and help them recover in a healthy way. This guide was assembled by psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health experts who specialize in […]

Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event2024-04-24T10:58:43-05:00

Mental Health Resources for Caregivers

2024-06-14T04:53:23-05:00

Provided by Mental Health America

Caregiving can often have a significant impact on the life of the caregiver in more ways than one. It can make maintaining your physical and mental health more difficult and may put a strain on work and social life. It’s important for caregivers to take care of their […]

Mental Health Resources for Caregivers2024-06-14T04:53:23-05:00

Post-Traumatic Growth

2024-04-24T10:59:51-05:00

Psychology Today

Post-Traumatic Growth is the positive psychological change that some individuals experience after a life crisis or traumatic event. Post-traumatic growth doesn’t deny deep distress, but rather posits that adversity can unintentionally yield changes in understanding oneself, others, and the world. Post-traumatic growth can, in fact, co-exist with post-traumatic stress disorder. Read More […]

Post-Traumatic Growth2024-04-24T10:59:51-05:00

Talking to Children About War

2024-06-14T04:09:20-05:00

Provided by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The recent tragic events in Israel has impacted many directly who have experienced a personal loss or by witnessing this type of violence trigger memories of other traumatic events or emotions that are difficult to manage. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) has created […]

Talking to Children About War2024-06-14T04:09:20-05:00

Key Ingredients for Successful Trauma-Informed Care Implementation

2024-06-14T04:57:14-05:00

By Christopher Menschner and Alexandra Maul, Center for Health Care Strategies

Because of the potentially long-lasting negative impact of trauma on physical and mental health, ways to address patients’ history of trauma are drawing the attention of health care policymakers and providers across the country. Patients who have experienced trauma can benefit from […]

Key Ingredients for Successful Trauma-Informed Care Implementation2024-06-14T04:57:14-05:00

What is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

2024-04-24T11:01:05-05:00

By The National Institute of Mental Health

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear is a part of the body’s “fight-or-flight” response, which helps us avoid […]

What is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?2024-04-24T11:01:05-05:00
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