With public attention currently focused on racial disparities because of the Black Lives Matter movement, it is timely and necessary to focus on PTSD and racial trauma. This is a critical area of study because young children may be affected by experiences of racism yet lack the verbal skills to process these experiences. The latest literature on the adverse impact, underlying mechanisms, assessment and treatment of racial trauma and PTSD...
A call for volunteers for the ACEs Connections in Ontario, Canada community. On the PACEs Connection map, there are hundreds of members from Ontario. How can we get everyone engaged with the ACEs movement in our province?
The Trauma Foundation recently published a video to give the general public an overview of the effects of psychological trauma and chronic stress on the physical body over time. Adverse childhood experience science is also explained and demonstrated with excellent animations.
Leaders in mental health and addiction across Ontario are calling for a fully funded mental health and addiction wait times strategy. Find links to the everthingisnotok.ca website, the promotional video, as well as a podcast clip of the interview between Alex Pierson and Dr. Catherine Zahn, President and CEO of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) regarding the Everything is NOT ok campaign.