September 10th is an important awareness day, recognized globally as ‘World Suicide Prevention Day‘. Suicide is not a topic any one of us is unfamiliar with, and headlines throughout the last year would prove that as well.
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When we are feeling anxious or triggered, there are many ways in which we can calm ourselves down, we call these self-soothing techniques. Breathing slowly, yawning or touching our face are just a few of the simple ways in … Read the rest
When we talk about trauma, there is a common misconception that we’re referring to war or abuse, which is accurate, but trauma encompasses so much more than that. Because of the common tie to these things, many people may believe … Read the rest
When someone experiences something traumatic, whether first-hand or by witnessing, they can develop stress reactions or develop PTSD. Symptoms of trauma can range from flashbacks, difficulty sleeping, detachment to disorders like depression, addiction or other mental health issues.
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