trauma informed care

SAMHSA Recognizes Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

2024-05-21T08:54:57-05:00

By Stacey Owens, M.S.W., LCSW-C, Military and Veterans Affairs Liaison, Center for Mental Health Services

Although often associated with combat veterans, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can impact any person of any age after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. Such traumatic events might include military combat, sexual […]

SAMHSA Recognizes Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month2024-05-21T08:54:57-05:00

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Cancer

2024-05-21T08:49:03-05:00

By American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder. Some people develop PTSD after experiencing a frightening or life-threatening situation. PTSD is most often referred to in situations such as living through war, a sexual or physical attack, abuse, or a serious […]

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Cancer2024-05-21T08:49:03-05:00

Childhood Trauma Impacts Muscle Function in Later Life

2024-04-24T10:54:53-05:00

By Morgan Sherburne – University of Michigan

Adverse childhood experiences can detrimentally affect muscle function in older adults by impairing mitochondrial activity necessary for energy production. The study analyzed muscle biopsies from over 870 participants aged 70 and older, linking reported childhood adversities with reduced production of ATP, the energy currency of cells. […]

Childhood Trauma Impacts Muscle Function in Later Life2024-04-24T10:54:53-05:00

The True Link Between Early Trauma and Adult Mental Health

2024-04-24T10:55:24-05:00

By David Rettew M.D., ABCs of Child Psychiatry

The last decade of the 1990s was often labeled the “Decade of the Brain,” as many mental health clinicians and researchers emphasized biological and genetic factors as contributing to both mental health and illness. Over the last 15 or so years however, the pendulum has […]

The True Link Between Early Trauma and Adult Mental Health2024-04-24T10:55:24-05:00

What’s the Best Treatment for PTSD in Children?

2024-04-24T10:56:01-05:00

By Joan Kaufman, PhD

Joan Kaufman, PhD, of the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University, discusses the different stages of trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy, or TF-CBT, the best evidence-based intervention for children who have impairing reactions to traumatic events. One key insight, […]

What’s the Best Treatment for PTSD in Children?2024-04-24T10:56:01-05:00

Expert Consensus Regarding Indicators of a Traumatic Reaction in Autistic Youth: A Delphi Survey

2024-04-24T10:57:30-05:00

By Connor M KernsDiana L RobinsPaul T ShattuckCraig J Newschaffer, & Steven J Berkowitz

It has been suggested that the sequelae of trauma are under-recognized in youth on the autism spectrum. We aimed to generate expert consensus regarding important […]

Expert Consensus Regarding Indicators of a Traumatic Reaction in Autistic Youth: A Delphi Survey2024-04-24T10:57:30-05:00

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Events

2024-04-24T10:56:47-05:00

By Southern California Sunrise Recovery Center

Children and adolescents are exposed to a number of different traumatic events that can spark a lot of emotions and physical reactions. The effects of a traumatic event can last up into adulthood, causing several behavioral and mental health problems.  To learn more about signs and symptoms […]

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Events2024-04-24T10:56:47-05:00

Trauma screening may help connect children to specific mental health services

2024-04-24T10:57:09-05:00

By Penn State

Each year between 200,000 and 270,000 children and youth enter foster care placements with child welfare services, and many more children receive child welfare services while remaining in their parent’s care, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Although many of these children have a documented history of […]

Trauma screening may help connect children to specific mental health services2024-04-24T10:57:09-05:00

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
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