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Self Awareness: The key to know your inner world and heal yourself

“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious.” - Carl Jung Do we know ourselves? This is one of the most important questions that we should ask ourselves. If we don’t know ourselves fully then how can we know the things that hold us back, the fears that keep us afraid and the things that can lead us to true fulfillment in life? If we don’t know...

NJ Commits To Universal Pre-K For All: Murphy [patch.com]

By Nicole Rosenthal, Patch, September 16, 2021 The Garden State has committed to make universal preschool programs available to all New Jersey families within the next several years, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday. The New Jersey Department of Education has been tasked with creating a "strategic plan" for a universal preschool program in the state, Murphy said during a news conference and visit to Dr. Charles Smith Elementary Childhood Center in Palisades Park, which boasts a...

Colorado Clinic's Prescription for Healthier Patients? Lawyers [coloradotimesrecorder.com]

By Jakob Rodgers, Colorado Times Recorder, September 8, 2021 In her 19 years of living with cerebral palsy, scoliosis and other ailments, Cynthia Enriquez De Santiago has endured about 60 surgeries and her heart has flatlined at least four times. But the most unusual doctor’s referral of her life came last year: Go see an attorney. Enriquez De Santiago sought help at a Colorado health clinic that takes a novel approach to improving the health of its patients: It incorporates legal assistance...

Federal Relief Efforts Protected Millions of Children From Poverty [childtrends.org]

By Dana Thomson, Child Trends, September 14, 2021 New poverty data released today (September 14) by the U.S. Census Bureau highlight the enormous success of government programs in protecting children from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social safety net programs and federal relief efforts not only prevented additional children from falling into poverty but also reduced child poverty in the midst of the COVID-19 public health crisis and recession—despite the fact that the...

D’Souza: Pandemic effects may have lowered baby IQs, study says

The pandemic is leaving its imprint on all of us, but some experts suggest it may be most keenly affecting babies and toddlers. A new study by researchers at five universities found that babies born during the pandemic may have lower IQ scores than those born before it. Babies who came into the world before the coronavirus had a cognitive score hovering around 100, according to this study. But the test scores of babies born during the pandemic fell sharply, to around 78. That’s 22 points...

12 Commonalities A Harvard Doctor Found In “Health Outliers” Who Had Radical Remissions [lissarankin.com]

By Lissa Rankin CURED Tip #1 Activate The Relaxation Response As I described in detail in my book Mind Over Medicine, one of the keys to mind-body-spirit medicine in general and the field of psychoneuroimmunology specifically relies on making lifestyle changes aimed at creating nervous system regulation, flipping the nervous system from disease-inducing “fight or flight” sympathetic nervous system stress responses or “freeze” dorsal vagal parasympathetic responses to the homeostatic healing...

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Project Manager, ACEs Aware Department: Pittsburg Medical Location: Pittsburg, CA Salary: $59283 - $68750 Per Year Classification: Temporary Full-Time Job Function: Medical Benefits : This is a non benefited position La Clínica de La Raza is a community-based health center committed to providing culturally appropriate, high-quality, and accessible health care to the diverse communities of the San Francisco Bay Area. To see the full job listing and to apply, click here. PACEs Connection is...Read More...
Traumatic Incident Reduction is a wonderful, efficient, effective application of Dr. Vincent Felitti's ACEs study. It is included in the National Registry for Evidence Based Programs and Practices. This workshop requires no previous certification and is beneficial for anyone wishing to help others reduce or eliminate trauma symptoms and increase post traumatic growth. Please contact me for questions or to enroll.Read More...
Do you know someone that believes everyone should have access to mental health solutions regardless of their income or zip code? Do you know someone that wants to be a part of a growing organization and add value from the top? If so, please share this opportunity to apply to become a board member for ACEs Matter. Representation matters and we hope to have a diverse group of ACE advocates who are ready to continue the conversation, one community at a time. Click to learn more: ACEs MatterRead More...
Last Reply By Alison Cebulla (PACEs Connection Staff) · First Unread Post
Hi Everyone, I hope this finds you well. I am working with an advice giving organisation who help people with their rights and provide information to help them solve problems related to housing, debt, legal & justice, family problems, immigration and health issues. We are interested to know about any other organisations who provide similar services to the public and have embraced trauma informed working. Any ideas, connections, introductions or written reports on the journey or impact...Read More...
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Sometimes these wonderful places are hard to find but I am sure they are out there. Looking for a residential treatment center for a youth recovering from addiction and trauma. If you know of such a place, please ping me here or send me an email svava@svavabrooks.com Thank you in advance. Kindly, Svava BrooksRead More...
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Compassionate Leadership Online Training

We know that leaders in high stress trauma-exposed workplaces are continuing to have a lot of challenges addressing the diverse needs of their workforces and workplaces in current times. The course flyer provides more details on individual sessions, dates and cost. Please feel free to share widely.Read More...
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