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A military PTSD story with a happy ending; Penn State football players to wear blue ribbons for child abuse victims; Maui woman leads DV group that helped her; trauma webinar for public

IN THIS CASE, the all-too familiar story of a military veteran suffering the effects of PTSD and unwittingly abusing his family has a happy ending. In " The War That Came Home " Andrea Carlisle describes her experiences in grappling with the PTSD that...

The effects of adverse childhood experiences touch every part of us

Dr. David McCollum was for years an emergency room physician and is one of the co-founders of the Academy on Violence & Abuse , an organization aimed at health professionals. It provideseducation and research on the effects of violence and abuse on people's health. Early on in his work,McCollum became aware of the connection between childhood trauma and health problems. He integrated his awareness into his emergency room practice by asking questions when he...

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