Articles containing: PTSD

Supporting Your Child in the Face of Trauma

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Trauma Support PDF

As noted in Trauma: What Parents Should Know, trauma is a physical and emotional reaction to a real or perceived threat to safety and security.

Apoyar A Su Hijo Frente Al Trauma

Como se explicó en Trauma: qué deberían saber los padres, el trauma es una reacción física y emocional a una amenaza a la seguridad real o que se perciba como tal.

Trauma: Qué Deberían Saber Los Padres

El trauma es una respuesta emocional y física a un suceso amenazante o que se percibe de esa manera. Algunos ejemplos de sucesos específicos que pueden ser traumáticos incluyen violencia, abusos, bullying o abandono.

Trauma: What Parents Should Know

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PDF Download – Childhood Trauma

Trauma is an emotional and physical response to an event that is actually or perceived as threatening.

Veteran Families: Understanding and Talking With Kids About PTSD

The life of a military family is not easy, especially for parents. While nonmilitary parents typically define the roles and responsibilities of taking care of kids, it’s very different in military families when, from time to time, one has to parent as a solo pilot.

CBT Snapshot: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy for PTSD

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a special kind of talk therapy that can be used to help with mental health challenges. In this CBT Snapshot series, Dr. Ellen Braaten gives a glimpse of what it looks like to use CBT for a range of mental and behavioral health disorders.

Tips for Helping Children Cope with Hurricanes, Storms, and Their Aftermath

The frequency and intensity of hurricanes and other natural disasters have increased in recent years.

Shrinking It Down: When Nightmares Become Reality in the U.S. (Special Episode)

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In research that’s been done about kids’ fears, the most frightening thing is losing or being left without a parent.

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Family: Stories of Adoption

According to the Urban Dictionary, a family is “a group of people…who genuinely love, trust, care about, and look out for each other… REAL family is a bondage that cannot be broken by any means.

Memories Of A Veteran’s Son: Living With Undiagnosed PTSD

In honor of Veterans Day and all of the men and women who have and continue to serve this great country, we’re reposting Dr. Gene Beresin’s memories of his father and his sacrifice below.


Waking my dad early in the morning was terrifying.