Mission: Healing Through Art
Goal: is to educate, entertain, empower and encourage you to break the cycle and find your voice
1. ACTIONS - Talking to your children: Every child will respond to trauma differently, some will have no ill effects and others may suffer an immediate and acute effect. Still others may not show signs of stress until sometime after the event.
3. OPENING UP! Writing About Trauma Reduces Stress, Writing about difficult, even traumatic, experiences is a good release
2. OVERWHELMING FEAR AND ANXIETY- Recovering emotionally from disaster understanding the emotions and normal responses that follow a disaster or other traumatic event can help you cope with your feelings, thoughts and behaviors – and can help you on the path to recovery.
Trauma is the response to a deeply distressing or disturbing negative event that overwhelms and causes a lasting impact on the victim’s mental and emotional stability. Childhood trauma is when the child feels intensely threatened by this negative event such as abandonment, alcohol and/or drug use, bullying, community violence, domestic violence/intimate partner violence, grief, LGBTQ societal stigma, bias and rejection, medical trauma, natural disaster, physical abuse, sexual abuse, terrorism and violence, and verbal abuse, that he or she has been involved in or witnessed.
while these feelings are normal, some people have difficulty moving on with their lives.
AFTER a Traumatic Event: