We’ve created this blog to provide information to help individuals and families heal from trauma. We hope to help bring about a more peace-filled, nonviolent, and just community, where we treat ourselves and each other with respect. Look for articles that will help, inspire, and hopefully move you to act inside and out in peace.
Your child has experienced violence to himself/herself or witnessed such violence. He or she begins to act very differently than before the event. Here are some things you can do to help.
You have been involved in a violent event. Either you or a loved one has been injured or killed. Perhaps you witnessed a violent act. You are scared to go out or get close to strangers. You flinch at loud noises, passing cars or someone...
Experiencing violence—especially when it happens to you or to someone you know and care about—is likely to cause stress, distress, anger, grief, perhaps fear, insecurity, and feelings of helplessness and isolation. This is called trauma.