trauma

Stressed out: coping in isolation

Stressed out: coping in isolation

The deadly COVID-19 virus has done more than hospitalize the sick and freeze parts of the economy. This global pandemic and the stay-at-home orders it prompted mean some of the most vulnerable in the community are under more stress and at higher risk. Stress and isolation can have powerful negative impacts, and it may take […]

Child abuse trauma leaves lifelong scars inside

Child abuse trauma leaves lifelong scars inside

Steven, a teen from Walla Walla, Washington, did what so many other teens do: He smoked weed and took an array of other drugs. He was put on probation for criminal offenses and, at the age of 17, he nearly killed himself from an overdose. This article is part of a series focused on National […]