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Call to Action & Toolkit: Urge Congress to Support Trauma-Informed Legislation

It’s time to take action and make our voices heard to build healthy, resilient communities! The Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) is organizing trauma-informed advocates, activists, and stakeholders to urge their U.S. Senators and Representatives to support two bipartisan, bicameral bills that would significantly help prevent, address, and mitigate the negative impacts of trauma through community-based/led initiatives.

Georgia judge reverses her decision to block gender-affirming care ban & lets it take effect (

Photo: Shutterstock To read more of Greg Owen's article, please click here. Days after blocking a gender-affirming care ban in Georgia, a judge has decided to reinstate it based on an 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Alabama allowing a similar ban to take effect . In her August decision, Judge Sarah Geraghty ruled that the transgender children who sought the injunction on Georgia’s Senate Bill 140, signed into law in March , faced “imminent risks” from the ban, including anxiety,...

Mediating Effects of Perceived Burdensomeness on the Relation Between Depressive Symptoms and Suicide Ideation in a Community Sample of Older Adults

Many individuals agree that the suicide rates for older adults age 60 and above continue to increase. There are many aspects of life that determine the thought of suicide in older patients. Depression is a significant cause of suicide, as this population is unable to enjoy life as a result of burdensome health issues, reoccurring death, and the lack of independence and respect. Providers should taken into consideration the physical and mental aspects of providing services to older adults...

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