Intimate Partner Violence Risk Factors and Prevention

Knowing the cycle of abuse, the types of abuse, and associated characteristics are important for anyone to know in order to enhance awareness and help those who might find themselves in an abusive relationship. It is important to identify common risks associated with intimate partner violence and those who perpetrate violence. While it may be … Continue reading Intimate Partner Violence Risk Factors and Prevention

Important Things to Know When Processing Grief

Grief can be a hard subject to talk about because it often brings up feelings of discomfort, despair or sadness when thinking about those we’ve lost. Because of this, processing grief can be difficult. It’s totally normal to feel this way and want to avoid this topic all together. However, it’s important to talk about … Continue reading Important Things to Know When Processing Grief

Collective Trauma Experiences and How to Cope

There are many misconceptions about the word "trauma," or conflicting feelings whether an individual has experienced a traumatic event in their lifetime. In addition to that, for some people the concept of collective trauma may be new. So let’s break it down. First, let’s review back to a recent post about trauma. Then we’ll cover … Continue reading Collective Trauma Experiences and How to Cope