This is a really helpful article from Thorn about child sex trafficking, and it contains a lot of good information about how to learn more, how you can help, how to make a report etc. What I also found interesting … Read More
The increase is startling. “In actual numbers, the suicide rate among 10- to 24-year-olds jumped from about 7 per 100,000 in 2007 to nearly 11 per 100,000 in 2018, according to the National Vital Statistics Report published Sept. 11.” Note … Read More
I don’t know anyone that isn’t more irritable now than they were a year ago, but do we know why? And what do we do about it? This seems like a fairly accurate picture of our current situation: “In fact, … Read More
What is PTSD?
What It’s Like to Live with Suicidal Ideation
Loneliness and suicide: what’s the link and what role does depression play?
5 Steps to Help Someone Who is Suicidal
‘We Are Therapists. After 6 Months of Lockdown, We’re Almost at Breaking Point’
Accepting Limitations in Mental Health Recovery
How Does Racism Affect Black Mental Health?… Read More
The thing I suspect many people worry about, and something that makes me crazy to be honest, is when people see “abuse victim”, or especially “sexual abuse victim”, and their brain immediately takes the shortcut to everything society says about that label. Being a survivor of childhood abuse is not “one” thing, but having your identity boiled down to that “one” thing, is dehumanizing. This is especially true when the stereotypes that we believe about survivors, don’t match who we really are!… Read More