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Wellness and resilience building in Alaska

This is a great article that shows how Alaska Native are showcasing their cultural practices that promote wellness and resilience. One comment is that wellness and resilience is "part of their way of life. I think this article can spark conversations in how our cultural practices promote wellness and resilience.

HYSN presents: Trauma Informed Care Strategies for Approaching and Responding to Youth During COVID-19

HYSN presents: Trauma Informed Care Strategies for Approaching and Responding to Youth During COVID-19 Choose One - July 20, 22, 23 or 29 | 10 a.m. HST During the transition from home back to school/work, teachers, service providers and caregivers can develop a trauma-informed approach with youth. Various assumptions can be made on the individual experiences our youth have been having, but with an overall framework of creating an open, curious and safe environment, youth can be met with...

Historical trauma and epigenetics?

Is there a connection between historical trauma that our ancestors may have endured and our response to mind and body's response to stress and trauma? Does epigenetics serve as the fine line between "nature v.s. nurture?" This article is a very interesting read- I would like to have an open dialogue about this article. Danny

Kia ora- Aloha and welcome ACES Connection New Zealand

Please welcome our newest community sub-group to ACES Connection. I am planning to reach out to them and develop a New Zealand/Hawai'i connection. The greeting message from the New Zealand ACES Community Manager: Kia ora, I was born and raised in NZ and I live in Papakura which is located in South Auckland. I am a mother of four beautiful children and grandmother of three granddaughters with more to come. I am Maori (indigenous people of NZ) and whakapapa to Ngati Kahu ki Whangaroa Ngati...

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Daniel Goya

Kōkua for the ʻohana during COVID-19- Ask one of our community experts

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Aloha, This is an incredibly stressful time and we know of the challenges our nā ʻohana is facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. ACH- would like to provide experts in the community as a valued resource so that questions and concerns in topics such as parenting , child development, behavioral concerns, trauma or advice in coping COVID-19 can be safely addressed. No one will be judged, no question will be scrutinized, we are all here for one another. It is ACHʻs pleasure to have Shannon Flynn...Read More...
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