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The Long-Standing Call for Stronger Mental Health Systems

“The system isn’t broken; we just haven’t built it.”

  • 12/23/2020

The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Racism in Minnesota

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?”

  • 10/07/2020
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Domestic Violence in Minnesota: Data and Solutions

“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.”

  • 10/07/2020
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A Cycle That Works Against Women

Substance use is often an attempt to escape trauma — especially for women. The path to recovering from an addiction

  • 02/01/2019
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The Science of Trauma

In 1998, a researcher was trying to find out why a predominantly white, middle-class, sample of adults was dropping out

  • 02/01/2019
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Healing in Community

MWP Conversations: #3 At the January 2019 event, “MWP Conversation: Healing in Community,” more than 150 women discussed the prevalence

  • 01/01/2019
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The Deepest Well: Reducing Childhood Trauma in Minnesota

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

  • 11/01/2018
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Our Shared Trauma of Race

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,

  • 08/01/2018