Leaders and community officials who are up to date on trauma informed care, who understand that healing involves much more than traditional talk therapy, and who recognize that, while victims and their families are and should always remain at the epicenter of care, the entire community will also suffer varying degrees of prolonged trauma.
I'm lying in bed awake at four in the morning, nursing my restless and sick son so that he can sleep. This is my second Mother's Day, and I can honestly say that the last two years of my life, starting from when I got pregnant with him, have been the most rewarding, but also most challenging, exhausting, frustrating and at times heartbreaking years of my life.
The D.A.R.K side is all about daily acts of random kindness and how those acts can be implemented into your life. Instead of just waiting around for inspiration to push you toward sharing a smile with someone around you, join the D.A.R.K side and discover the simple, little tasks you can do to brighten the life of someone around you.