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Resilience: Film and Discussion on January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31st, 6:30-8:30pm at The El Dorado County Office of Education, Building B, Room 2, Placerville Join us to watch Resilience, the documentary film that explains the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress. After the film we will discuss and share ways to build resiliency in ourselves and the children in our lives. This event is brought to you by Foster and Kinship Care Education of The El Dorado Center at Folsom...

We’re all responsible.

In the interest of keeping a dialogue about ACEs on track, let’s be clear that all of us collectively allow unsafe childhoods, filled with adversity, to remain a standard feature of these United States. We do not control the actions of one broken person doing harm to one child, but we do influence the surrounding environment that is the single biggest predictor of whether the harm will come. Change will arrive only when we who are ultimately responsible for the situation demand it. What on...

Actor Rob Lowe: I was my sick mother's caregiver, don't underestimate the stress caregivers face [USAToday.com]

Rob Lowe, Opinion contributor Published 7:00 a.m. ET Jan. 13, 2019 | Updated 6:01 a.m. ET Jan. 14, 2019 Forty million Americans work as an unpaid family caregiver. The mental, physical and emotional stress they face is overwhelming. It's time to help. Right now, 40 million Americans are doing truly selfless work by serving as unpaid family caregivers for a loved one. About 25 percent of those caregivers are millennials, who often feel forced to choose between their careers and caring for...

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Robyn Gledhill
I’m overwhelmed from becoming physically disabled by chronic pain from lumbar facet OA, nerve compression and disc hernation plus cervical stenosis with disc herniations n headaches. I muddled through with mood disorders and working a fast paced job in resort real estate but at late 40s, the physical is haulting me. Question is about my ssdi claim because I seriously have a number of impairments and medical support in some areas but the fact that my upbringing was chaotic, shameful and...Read More...

The Healing Place Podcast Guest Request

Teri Wellbrock
I am reaching out in search of possible guests for my spring lineup on The Healing Place Podcast. If you are interested in joining me on-air or know of someone who might fit my search criteria, please reach out to me via this post, my email, or text/call. I am honored to have had such amazing souls join me on The Healing Place Podcast over these past two years. My goal for this podcast is to offer a platform for others to shine their light. I love the idea of offering a space for healing and...Read More...

Anxiety and depression

Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone feels worse after leaning that they suffer from childhood trauma. The people I was working for today asked me to come in and have lunch with them I told them I had to attend some other things at lunch . I have a very hard time being around people I used to drink to self medicate I went to group therapy for a year I have seen a therpist for 2 years and i feel that i am worst off as ever.Read More...
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