April 2017 The Pope Video: Young people have in their hands the challenge of building a more just future, a future of solidarity. Let us support them. Let’s ...
How to be Trauma-Informed
Okay, we’ve got it: Not “What’s wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?” That explosive outburst? The child who cannot concentrate at school? The domestic violence survivor who is in a constant state of hyper-vigilance? Yes, most of us in family services are now able to recognize trauma-symptoms and respond with empathy… most of the time But what does it mean to be truly trauma-informed? For a start, it means that we have patience with others and ourselves as we seek to acquire the skills and attitudes of a trauma-informed practice. Calling out other people for being judgmental? Yes, this and many other ironies litter the path of learning this new language because we just so enjoy being right! It is easy to become smug or ‘preachy’ when we have all these…
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How what you eat may affect mental health
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What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How to transplant a tree
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The Cost of Caregiving
Cronkite News would like to hear about your experience as a caregiver for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
State Sen. Daylin Leach Tangles With Trump Through Twitter
Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach took to Twitter to post an expletive-laced tweet against President Trump, according to the Associated Press. Leach, who is Jewish, was defending an unnamed Texas lawmaker after Trump made a remark about “destroying” the lawmaker’s career, the AP reported. Trump had told a Texas sheriff at a Feb. 7 White …