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We come from all different sectors, walks of life and parts of the United Kingdom to prevent ACEs, and to change systems to become self-healing and to stop traumatizing already traumatized people.

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BBC: Coronavirus Doctors Diary[36459_PANUK_NLT_41_ENG_TheTrumpShow_RET_O35]-20201012-[bbcnews_doctorsdiaryaheartbreakinginsightintotheimpactoflockdown_coronavirus] A survey of 2,000 families in Bradford indicates just how bad lockdown is for health - and how being furloughed is enough to tip those on the lowest incomes into financial difficulties. Dr John Wright of Bradford Royal Infirmary considers how to achieve the twin task of protecting people from the virus,...

UK Trauma Council More than one in three young people are exposed to at least one potentially traumatic event by age 18, which can have a devastating impact on long-term health and social outcomes. We know that intervention can make a substantial difference to the extent to which traumatic events impact on children and young people, increasing their resilience and improving how they are affected in the longer term. The UK Trauma Council (UKTC) is the first UK-wide platform...

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) - call for evidence to help inform a review into improving health and development outcomes of babies and young children in England

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a call for evidence to help inform a review into improving health and development outcomes of babies and young children in England. They want to hear from new parents, health service professionals, charities, volunteer groups and academics. The consultation closes 16 October 2020. Click on the link . The closing date for responses is 11:59pm on Friday 16 October 2020.

Charles Spencer on Childhood Trauma Alongside Sister Princess Diana: 'We Were In It Together' (

Princess Diana and her brother Charles Spencer both went through a difficult time following their parents’ divorce. In a new interview with The Sunday Times , Diana’s brother, 56, spoke about the pain he and his sister endured when their father, John Spencer, the 8th Earl Spencer and his first wife, Frances, split in 1969. Previously speaking to PEOPLE, Charles said that the split was “ was tough on Diana .” As for his own journey, Charles told The Sunday Times that he’s been “in and out of...

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