Trauma/Healing

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Real-World Solutions to Adverse Childhood Experiences

More than half of all Minnesotans have had one or more ACEs, according to the most recent Minnesota Department of Health study.

  • 04/28/2022
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CALL: Let’s Talk About Trauma

“Unpacking Our Trauma Bundles to Create Community Healing,” first in the Healing Trauma series of Changemakers Alliance, a statewide conversation-story-and-action membership community of Minnesota Women’s Press.

  • 04/03/2022
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Directory Connects Mental Health Seekers With Culturally Specific Care

“Having a provider who understands your cultural background eliminates a lot of the obstacles when it comes to quality care.”

  • 03/28/2022
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Avivo Village: How to Create a Trauma-Informed Space

Our hope is that folks can use their skills to self-regulate in a way that allows them to be safe.

  • 02/28/2022
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Politics: Funding Public Safety Priorities

A new public safety legislative package that will be proposed by the Minnesota House DFL when the session opens January 31 includes a budget of $100 million

  • 01/27/2022
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In Rural Minnesota, Kids Lack Mental Health Care

“If we could fill all of our positions, we could serve about 1,000 more children in Minnesota.”

  • 01/27/2022
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Sexual Violence Prevention = Housing Justice

Stable housing is vital for survivors of violence to heal and feel safe again.

  • 01/27/2022
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“I Am a Victim of a Harmful Algorithm”

Many people still do not know what algorithms are, or whether algorithms are being used to deny them coverage for health services.

  • 12/28/2021
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Stronger Sexual Assault Statutes

“I think that ensuring justice for assault survivors is a priority for everyone. It just doesn’t always get the attention it deserves.”

  • 11/30/2021
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Irene Ochoa: Emotional Lifeline

I can understand the challenges that make it hard to escape the abuse. Part of my support is reaffirming that I believe what they say.

  • 11/30/2021
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Lucina Kayee: The Stories of Foster Youth

No child should ever feel like they have to hide who they are.

  • 11/30/2021
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Sue Purchase: Guerrilla Public Health Provider

Overdose deaths in the U.S. rose to over 93,000 in 2020 — up from 70,630 in 2019 — which was the largest amount ever recorded in a 12-month period.

  • 11/30/2021