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Child Trauma

Safe Movie Watching Guidelines For Children

Andrea Nair | Posted 12.18.2014 | Parents
Andrea Nair

Movies can create an environment for family relaxation, snuggles, and great conversations, but they can also be the fodder for nightmares.

Going Beyond Guns: More Questions About Newtown, CT, Massacre

Jane Ellen Stevens | Posted 03.11.2013 | Impact
Jane Ellen Stevens

To get at the turning points in the years-long chain of events that led a young, isolated, desperate man to kill his mother, 20 six- and seven-year-old children, six adults and then himself, we need to ask more questions.

Obesity, Repression, and Addiction

Judith Johnson | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

I began working with NET for the sole purpose of finding out why I had been unable to remove and keep off my excess body weight. Essentially, what I found was that the repression of emotions is a survival mechanism held in place through addiction.

Trauma and Adversity In Childhood: History Need Not Be Destiny

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

The health of our youth, today and into their futures, can be protected. We can prevent the diseases and disabilities that result from childhood adversity and trauma.

Have We Become Comfortably Numb to Violence and Abuse?

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Renee

We are bombarded with gruesome images day in and day out. From tweens on up, what we see in the media, in movies and on the Internet is making us numb to it all.

Survivors Use Their Voice to Help Others Heal

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Renee

In a family driven system of care, where the voices of survivors are heard, valued and shared with other survivors, we can listen, understand and stand by one another.