The Impact of Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma is more common than you might think. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), more than two thirds of children prior to the age of 16 experience at least one traumatic event. What is a traumatic event? This too may surprise you. [...]

By |2020-03-02T21:55:38+00:00January 29th, 2020|Trauma|0 Comments

What is Trauma?

Trauma is defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions explains that “individual trauma results from an event, series of events, or set of circumstances experienced by an individual as physically or emotionally harmful or life-threatening.” Trauma has lasting adverse effects and impact on an individual's mental, [...]

By |2020-03-02T21:56:04+00:00September 18th, 2019|Trauma|0 Comments