Day 17 – Become (and help others become) trauma-informed

#30DaysOfAction

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Have you heard of the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) study? If not, you owe it to yourself and everyone else to learn about it. It showed that traumatic events in childhood were absolutely and strongly linked to mid- and late-life physical as well as mental health problems, including premature death. This is particularly important news for trans people, who report higher levels of childhood abuse, trauma, and neglect than do non-trans people. Although this sounds scary, in fact it shows us how and why we need to begin healing past traumas, our own and others’. Here’s where to get started:

 

Take Action!

#30DaysOfAction #TDOR #Trans

https://forge-forward.org/anti-violence/30-days-of-action-2018/