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Trauma and ACEs: Grant shown to mitigate impact of childhood trauma

Trauma and ACEs: Grant shown to mitigate impact of childhood trauma

By Ben Chandler Traumatic events in children’s lives can create toxic stress that has a long-term impact on their health. Toxic stress—for example, strong, frequent and prolonged adversity such as abuse, chronic neglect, caregiver substance abuse or mental illness, or exposure to violence—is not something children just “get over” without support. Two decades of research

Treating trauma: More integration needed between medical and behavioral health docs

  By Marissa Ghavami Had I walked through the doors of your practice a decade ago, and met you again today, I do not believe you would recognize me. The young woman with body aches, seizures, hair loss, sleep disturbances, flashbacks, cystic acne, intrusive thoughts, severe anxiety, depression and suicidal idealization was a far cry

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