June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month and an excellent time to dive deeply into the topic.
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The pandemic is winding down but left in its wake? A profound impact on our mental health.
Trauma is common. To spread awareness, here are thirteen of our best quotes on the topic.
Post-traumatic growth, a less talked about consequence of trauma, demonstrates that positive change can happen in the wake of challenging circumstances.
What’s the value of life if not the sum of every moment lived? Learn to embrace each moment before they become memories.
If you’re feeling a sense of emotional exhaustion right now, you’re not alone. That tired feeling is an all to common experience for many of us.
What does it mean to be selfless during a pandemic? It’s not easy, but we all have a responsibility to protect the health of those around us.
Are you struggling? Here are ten of our best quotes on trauma and grief.
We’re all experiencing trauma at the hands of this pandemic, not just from the virus itself, but also from its unintended consequences.
The weight of childhood trauma sits heavily on our nation. Learn about it’s effects and how you can impact the future of our most vulnerable population.
Trauma has a huge impact on us. Learn more about this important topic and how you can make a difference in the lives of vulnerable youth.
The University of Montana recently published a survey showing the true nature of the devastation in Montana left in the wake of this pandemic.
Learn more about the intimate link between trauma and ritualized compulsive comfort-seeking, aka addiction.
If you’ve been wondering what that confusing, painful ache in your chest is, it might very well be grief. For those that are struggling, we’ve got five tips to help you move through those heavy feelings.
In the United States, 1 in 5 children will be sexually assaulted before their eighteenth birthday. April is Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Month— the perfect time to educate yourself on this critical topic.
The last eight months have been tough! So, we’ve got a few reminders for those who are struggling.
During these trying and uncertain times, anxiety, fear, stress, and worry can take over. These feelings manifest simply because of the unknown.
"I knew I would be okay" This video is the first in a new series, Faces of Youth Dynamics, that examines the personal chronicles of the people who make up Youth Dynamics. Each person has a unique story of resilience, adventure, or persistence which has led to a...
UpWorthy- March 31, 2014 Trigger warning. 400,000 children are in foster care in the U.S., and kids who find themselves in the system come from difficult backgrounds. This film was made to bring awareness to what some kids experience and to help adults understand life...
Parenting a child exposed to trauma can be challenging. Learn the skills to help your little one thrive!
All children are capable of extraordinary things. There is no happiness gene, no success gene, and no ‘doer of extraordinary things’ gene. The potential for happiness and greatness lies in all of them, and will mean different things to different kids. We can’t change...
Witnessing violence can have a real affect on kids. Learn more and what we can do to protect our kids!
Everyday Health - April 29, 2014 by Tina Traster Our pediatrician, Dr. T, couldn't have been more pleased with Julia's progress. At 18 months, my baby was in the 95th percentile for her weight. She was talking, walking, her muscle tone was excellent. All good signs...
More interventions needed to treat problem before adulthood. MedPage Today - December 18, 2017 by Molly Walker Children and adolescents who suffer adversity, including abuse, throughout childhood tend to have poorer cardiometabolic health, according to an American...
Confessions of an Adoptive Parent - May 15, 2017 by Mike Berry If you’ve parented a child from a traumatic past for any length of time, you already know that traditional parenting techniques do not work. But, have you ever stopped to consider why, or what you could do...
Law enforcement in the United States arrests 1.3 million youth and children every year. In Montana alone, over 4,000 youth were arrested in 2014. These high numbers make it crucial to learn how involvement with the justice system influences the development and health...