More than half of all Minnesotans have had one or more ACEs, according to the most recent Minnesota Department of Health study.
Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants for operating funds to equity nonprofits, youth workforce training, and trauma-informed early childhood caregiver training.
“The system isn’t broken; we just haven’t built it.”
Richardson opened with the reminder that we are beyond asking a child “what’s wrong with you” and are replacing it with “what has happened to you?”
“There is funding for handling a crisis, and advocacy after violence, but not much for programming to change the behavior of those who use violence. To prevent future violence it takes a sustained investment.”
Substance use is often an attempt to escape trauma — especially for women. The path to recovering from an addiction
In 1998, a researcher was trying to find out why a predominantly white, middle-class, sample of adults was dropping out
MWP Conversations: #3 At the January 2019 event, “MWP Conversation: Healing in Community,” more than 150 women discussed the prevalence
My life-mate, Tom, had a childhood filled with toxic stress. The abuse and neglect were significant during his formative brain development years — when children
My parents were sharecroppers in the Mississippi Delta. Their parents were sharecroppers. Their grandparents were slaves. I was blessed to have met my great-grandmother,