teen boy with a therapist discussing his childhood trauma triggers

How to Cope with Childhood Trauma Triggers

No matter where you live in America, you will find people who have gone through traumatic experiences. Adults are relatively well-prepared to cope with these kinds of experiences. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for children. Childhood trauma exposure may lead to many serious problems in later life. A trauma treatment program can help affected…

a girl struggling with teen forgetfulness

Forgetfulness in Teens

Every time you ask your teen to do chores or homework, they may conveniently respond with how they “just forgot” to carry out your instructions. As they exhibit these signs of forgetfulness, life can become especially chaotic with the disorganization which ensues. Teens often have many responsibilities to juggle with their school work, extracurricular activities,…

opioid abuse and childhood trauma

Opioid Abuse In Adulthood Might Be Linked To Childhood Trauma

Has your son ever suffered from emotional abuse? Medical experts define this as a method a person uses to control another individual using criticism, embarrassment, blame, or shame. If there is a consistent pattern of emotionally abusive behaviors and bullying, it may undermind a person’s mental health and self-esteem. No parent wants to believe that…

boy sitting outside struggling with teen trauma

Teenage Trauma Cannot Be Ignored If We Want Healthy Adults

It’s easy to write off our teens’ experience as “drama”. Teens can be very dramatic. What we don’t often see as parents is that our teens’ “drama” can actually be “trauma,” causing deep suffering in their mental and spiritual health. Commonly, childhood and teenage trauma can quickly turn into substance use or other mental health…