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November 2022

Hidden toll: Thousands of schools fail to count homeless students [chalkbeat.org]

By Amy DiPierro and Corey Mitchell, Photo: Matt Manley/Center for Public Integrity, November 15, 2022 For months, Beth Petersen paid acquaintances to take her son to school — money she sorely needed. They’d lost their apartment, her son bouncing between relatives and friends while she hotel-hopped. As hard as she tried to keep the 13-year-old at his school, they finally had to switch districts. Under federal law, Petersen’s son had a right to free transportation — and to remain in the school...

Weather disasters hit 90% of US counties in last 11 years, report finds [theguardian.com]

By Associated Press in Washington, Photo: David J. Phillip/AP, The Guardian, November 16, 2022 Ninety percent of the counties in the US suffered a weather disaster between 2011 and 2021, according to a new report. Some endured as many as 12 federally declared disasters over those 11 years. More than 300 million people – 93% of the population – live in these counties. Rebuild by Design, which published the report, is a non-profit that researches ways to prepare for and adapt to climate...

A HOPEful Thanksgiving [positiveexperience.org/category/blog]

By The HOPE Team, 11/17/22, https://positiveexperience.org/category/blog/ The HOPE framework emphasizes the importance of positive childhood experiences, and Thanksgiving memories of family gatherings combine the sense of tradition, togetherness with extended family and friends. For many, Thanksgiving is a chance to pause and reflect on the things that are going right in our lives. Many of us recall Thanksgiving as a celebration of harvest and harmony, when families come together to watch...

Floating - transforming trauma by supporting clients experiencing nourishing contact

Floating is a new trauma therapy method to support clients experiencing real contact and a healthy state of their nervous system: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=O22u0a1OutA Floating directly addresses the core of developmental and attachment trauma by finding out current projections of clients in a group and resolving them. Floating follows a very clear approach and no information from the past is necessary. Everything will show up and be resolved in the ongoing Floating process. Floating is...

It is easy to start the conversation through the trauma lens.

Recently I had a patient that had many years of dialysis and recently a kidney transplant. The emergency was a vehicle accident but with no life-threatening physical trauma, I dived into the real trauma. My patient emigrated to the United States after struggling in his homeland as a child, then spent five years in a refugee camp. He had poor health with kidney failure. Our conversation covered the possible trauma of life contributed to his kidney failure to joking about my E-pcr (electronic...

48-Hour Historical Trauma Specialist Certification Program- COHORT 2

New!! 48-HOUR HISTORICAL TRAUMA SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION in collaboration with THE INTERNATIONAL HISTORICAL TRAUMA ASSOCIATION We are the only entity offering a comprehensive, 48-hour Historical Trauma Specialist Certification Program. The Program is broken into 6 levels and is built on a foundation of BIPOC cultures and neurobiology. It is taught from a multicultural perspective, injecting traditions and ideology from various cultures from around the world. In this inclusive study we rely...

Exciting News!

After a very long health hiatus, recovering from mycotoxin poisoning, I opened my most recent lab results and cried joyous tears at the news. All of the mycotoxins are back in the normal range.

2023 Montana Winter Institute - Diversity, Inclusion & The Science of the Positive

Join us at the 2023 Montana Winter Institute for an hour each day online, January 23rd-27th, to hear from a diverse group of leaders and scientific researchers on topics at the intersection of diversity, inclusion and prevention . Those who register will have access to recordings of the presentations at the conclusion of the event. Register at: www.montanainstitute.com/mwi The Montana Institute exists to inspire AHAs about the positive in the world by creating conditions for liberating and...

City Voices Interview w Daniel Ingram, MD on Mental Illness & Spirituality

Click this Youtube Video Nearly all of my earlier writings have been compiled, edited, expanded and integrated into a work called Mastering the Core Teachings of the Buddha, An Unusually Hardcore Dharma Book, and then this was revised to a much expanded second edition, often referred to as MCTB2, which was published in July, 2018, available in print from from standard booksellers and from my kind publisher, Aeon books, also in a limited deluxe 200 print run hardbound with ribbon and nice...

Health Harms of Mass Shootings Ripple Across Communities [pewtrusts.org]

By Michael Ollove, Photo: Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press, PEW, November 14, 2022 A grim and familiar pattern has followed the parade of mass shootings across America. In their aftermath, the nation’s attention focuses on the direct victims of the attacks, the dead and injured, their families and friends, and the witnesses. But a growing body of research reveals that the negative effects of mass shootings spread much farther than previously understood, harming the health of local residents...

Sick Profit: Investigating Private Equity’s Stealthy Takeover of Health Care Across Cities and Specialties [khn.org]

By Fred Schulte, Image: Screengrab of ABC15 Arizona Broadcast, Kaiser Health News, November 14, 2022 Two-year-old Zion Gastelum died just days after dentists performed root canals and put crowns on six baby teeth at a clinic affiliated with a private equity firm. His parents sued the Kool Smiles dental clinic in Yuma, Arizona, and its private equity investor, FFL Partners. They argued the procedures were done needlessly, in keeping with a corporate strategy to maximize profits by...

New Study Details Challenges Facing Native Students, and How to Address Them [the74million.org]

By Agelique Albert, Photo: csktribes.org, The74, November 14, 2022 The uncertain fate of President Joe Biden’s plan to cancel up to $20,000 in federal student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans is a serious cause for concern in Indian Country, where college affordability remains one of the greatest hurdles to economic mobility. Because of the steep cost of higher education, many young Indigenous people have to choose between pursuing a college degree and keeping food on the table or...

Cultivating a Healthier Policy Landscape: The Building Healthy Communities Initiative [journals.sagepub.com]

By Juliet Sims, Rob Baird, et al., Photo: Unsplash, September 29, 2022 Abstract Objective To identify effective methods for local public health departments to secure policy and systems changes that will achieve health equity and improve health outcomes across diverse populations. Methods We reviewed 220 documents from a philanthropic initiative that funded collaborative efforts to improve conditions for health and equity in 14 California communities from 2010 to 2020. We examined the role of...

Adverse Childhood Experiences Lead to Increased Police Contact for Adolescents, Study Shows [pediatrics.ucsf.edu]

By University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics, November 10, 2022 Children who have accumulated three or more adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in early childhood are twice as likely to be stopped by police by age 14 than those without an ACE, says a new study published in Pediatrics . The paper shows a general trend that the greater number of ACEs a child is exposed to, the more likely the child is to have police contact and to be warned or arrested by the police...

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