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Here's a place where you can review books, educational dvds and documentaries that relate to ACE concepts or trauma-informed practices. "Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world." ~ Nelson Mandela

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Why teachers must examine their own ideologies to create identity affirming classrooms (kqed.org)

Ridofranz/iStock) Excerpted from " Identity Affirming Classrooms: Spaces that Center Humanity " by Erica Buchanan-Rivera. Published by Routledge. To read the MindShift article, please click here. Decolonize Your Mind and Classroom A third-grade teacher attempted to take a brown crayon out of my hand and exchange it for a peach color after she noticed my depiction of Jesus as a Black man— yes, a lot of Crayola curriculum back in those days . Little did the teacher know, my house was full of...

💗 Get A FREE Copy of My NEW Book - It's Not About Food, Drugs, or Alcohol: It's About Healing Complex PTSD

Hi Everyone! The good news is after seven years, with a five-year break (AKA stall-out), I have finally finished my new book and have titled it: It's Not About Food, Drugs, or Alcohol: It's About Healing Complex PTSD Although my book won't be available to the general public until its launch date on Feb 21 st , 2023, I am offering FREE advance reader copies to a limited amount of people this week. Below is a summary of what my book's about and how to qualify to get a free copy this week.

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter December 2022

“ Hope is being able to see the light despite all the darkness.” - Desmond Tutu “ Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn’t you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are.” - Rachel Naomi Remen The latest Surviving Spirit Newsletter - Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health is out - It can be read online via this & you can also subscribe -...

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter November 2022

The latest Surviving Spirit Newsletter - Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health is out - It can be read online via this & you can also subscribe - http://ml.survivingspirit.com/dada/mail.cgi/archive/newsletter/20221113191424/ or this - http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2022-11-The_%20Surviving%20_Spirit%20_Newsletter%20_November_2022.pdf Newsletter Content : 1] Trauma During Childhood Triples the Risk of Suffering a Serious Mental Disorder in Adulthood –...

The trailer for Savage Salvation provides a sobering look at the opioid crisis (boiingboing.net)

To access the trailer with Devin Nealy's post, please click here. Even though it's been a hot-button topic for years, it feels like Hollywood tries their best to avoid stories revolving around the opioid crisis. Don't get me wrong; we'll get a few projects that center on big pharma shamelessly peddling insanely addictive drugs, but we'll rarely get any narratives that focus on the people affected by opioids. It's easy to understand why Hollywood might be a little skittish when drafting tales...

Poet Ross Gay on his new book and finding joy in sorrow [cnn.com]

By Leah Asmelash, Photo: Natasha Komoda/Algonquin Books, CNN Style, October 25, 2022 I n the last two years, it seems like everyone has been searching for joy. From the success of shows like Apple TV+'s uber-positive " Ted Lasso " to dance albums like Beyoncé's " Renaissance ," to books like Aimee Nezhukumatathil's "World of Wonders" -- the call to look beyond sorrow is ubiquitous. Poet Ross Gay explores these questions -- What incites joy? And what does joy incite? -- in his new book,...

Dare To Share Your Untold Story: Trauma Accumulated, Misperception of Illness and Finding his way to be Impactful

Dare To Share Your Untold Story: Episode 58: Michael Skinner - Trauma Accumulated, Misperception of Illness and Finding his way to be Impactful - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/dare-to-share-your-untold-story/id1550712085 or Dare To Share Your Untold Story: Episode 58: Trauma Accumulated, Misperception of Illness and Finding his way to be Impactful - https://daretoshare.libsyn.com/episode-58-trauma-accumulated-misperception-of-illness-amp-finding-his-way-to-be-impactful ‘Dare To Share...

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter October 2022

The latest Surviving Spirit Newsletter - Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health is out - It can be read online via this & you can also subscribe - http://ml.survivingspirit.com/dada/mail.cgi/archive/newsletter/20221012145444/ or this - http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2022-10-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_October_2022.pdf “ If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.” - Lucy Larcom “ You cannot seek water from the one who drained your...

Book Study (free) The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing and Social Justice by Staci. K. Haines

The Trauma Research Foundation invites you to T he Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing and Social Justice by Staci K. Haines. Register HERE. The Politics of Trauma offers somatics with a social analysis. This book is for therapists and social activists who understand that trauma healing is not just for individuals—and that social chan ge is not just for movement builders. Just as health practitioners need to consider the societal factors underlying trau ma, so too must activists understand...

How to Prepare Kids for Prejudice Against Your LGBTQ Family (greatergood.berkeley.edu)

Author: To read Abbie E. Goldberg's article, please click here. The heteronormative family is traditionally gendered, white, and middle- to upper-middle-class, and is characterized by biological parent-child relationships. In turn, people in general are assumed to be heterosexual, expected to marry people of the “other” gender, and expected to procreate with their monogamous, different-gender partners. LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender [trans], queer) people by their very nature...

Musician, writer and advocate addressing the impact of trauma, abuse and mental health challenges & injuries

Hi folks, Please visit my You Tube Channel. I am a musician, writer and an advocate addressing the impact of trauma, abuse and mental health challenges & injuries. I believe there is Hope, Healing & Help for all of us who have been affected. My aim is to share resources and lessons I have learned of how trauma, abuse and the challenges of mental health have consequences for not only us as individuals but our families, friends, colleagues and society. I am not a doctor or a therapist...

An Interesting new book

I thoroughly enjoyed reading "DAMAGED: Childhood Trauma, Adult Illness, and the Need for a Health Care Revolution," (UTP, University of Toronto Press, 2021) a new book by two traditional academic psychiatrists from Canada, Dr. Robert Maunder and Jonathan Hunter. I found the book to be a good read on many levels: It has a clear introduction to ACEs, child maltreatment, child abuse trauma and its lifelong impact and what trauma informed care is. It is a relaxed insight into good, dedicated,...

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter September 2022

Healing the Mind, Body & Spirit Through the Creative Arts, Education & Advocacy Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health “ Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars”. Kahlil Gibran The Surviving Spirit Newsletter September 2022 [scroll down for newsletter links] Greetings folks, Well...here we are in September and it's dark at 7:10pm, some leaves are dropping, flowers gone by the wayside and nights are...

City Voices Interview with Michael Skinner-Real People, Real Stories

Hosted by City Voices editor – Dan Frey – a short candid interview addressing the concerns of complex post-traumatic stress, depression, male suicide and healing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qk9q3jlV17o Bio - Michael Skinner Michael Skinner is an award-winning advocate, educator, writer and critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist, addressing the issues of trauma, abuse and mental health concerns through public speaking, writing and his music. He has spoken at the National...

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter August 2022

Hi folks, Welcome to the August Edition of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter. Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health is out - It can be read online via this & you can also subscribe - http://ml.survivingspirit.com/dada/mail.cgi/archive/newsletter/20220825143551/ or this - http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2022-08-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_August_2022.pdf Newsletter Contents : I created these two music videos for the International Human Trafficking...

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