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Deconstructing abusive behavior

"How are behaviors actually formed? How specifically are violent behaviors formed? How are they maintained and then how are they changed?....What…does the research actually show…. Most behaviors , you may be surprised to know, are...

How Childhood Trauma Creates Life-long Adult Addicts

"Felitti insists that the best way to treat addiction is with empathy and compassion. “I would argue that the person using [drugs] is not using them to have a problem, they’re using drugs to find a solution,” he says. Although some addicts have no apparent childhood trauma, at least half have suffered at least one form of severe childhood stress and many have experiences multiple exposures....Fortunately, the same key factor that provokes resilience in children coping with...

Efforts Toward a Solution

"Person to person, day in and day out, the healing can spread like a disease too." - Steve James, The Interrupters “I've talked to high school kids…’For some this is the first time they've seen a documentary like this that speaks...

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