Mental health problems should be thought of no differently than physical health problems. In fact, they are related: mental health problems affect physical health and physical health problems affect mental health.
Tags: anxiety, body, brain, depression, emotional education, emotions, judgment, mental health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), PTSD, shame, stigma, substance abuse, suffering, therapy, toxic stress
Parenting with ACEs doesn’t always require intense therapy. Sometimes all we need is a friend, a conversation, someone to remind us that we will be okay, if not immediately, then eventually.
Here we are, the last of my three letters about childhood trauma. I appreciate you taking the time to read what I have to say. Here are my last pieces of trauma-sensitive teacher advice.
Kids with trauma need teachers to understand that emotional age does not always equal chronological age.…
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Tags: anxiety, behavioral problems, education, parenting traumatized children, relationship, school, schools, shame, stress, support, trauma, Trauma-Sensitive Schools