I saw a brief mention of this story when it first came out, but I had not seen any of the details. Interesting how this doesn’t fit the “stereotype” in so many ways.
From my email today, thought it might be of interest to our UK readers: Tackling Child Abuse Conference Prevention, Investigation and Prosecution Monday 27th September 2010 – Central London http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/public-sector-conferences/police-criminal-justice/full-conference/article/tackling-child-abuse-conference.html?code=MKRG The police and partner agencies are under heightened pressure and scrutiny to effectively crack down on child abuse following a series of damaging high profile…
Despite childhood trauma’s disadvantages, kids can recover after childhood trauma and live perfectly healthy, successful lives. They need help. They need a support system and people there to help them navigate it, but childhood trauma is not, as we often hear a life sentence.
I wish we would talk about this more. Survivors could use the reminder.
Local DJ staying awake for a week to raise awareness about child abuse tags: CA ChildAbuse One in three Canadian adults has experienced child abuse: study tags: CA ChildAbuse Watch for signs to prevent child abuse tags: CA ChildAbuse Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
New research finds that family support matters, even for college kids. University of Michigan investigators discovered that when college students feel isolated and disconnected, support from family members can keep them from harming themselves during difficult times, “Parents can serve as a first-line of defense in efforts to prevent or reduce the risk of suicide…