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Complex posttraumatic stress disorder (c-PTSD): Symptoms, causes, and treatments

December 5, 2023 | Written by team

Wondering what complex PTSD is? Learn about how repeated trauma can cause the mental health condition to develop, how it differs to PTSD, and how it is treated.

The internal threat of medical trauma

November 10, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Sacha McBain, PhD

Trauma in a medical setting is not new, but experts have only recently begun to study the long-term impact it can have on our mental and physical health.

The ripple effect of trauma from gun violence

October 26, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Coni Sanders, LPC

Imagine each mass shooting as the epicenter of an earthquake. Even indirect exposure to this kind of trauma can leave whole communities in need of support.

Generational trauma, epigenetics, and mental health

October 12, 2023 | Written by team

Research suggests the trauma of past generations may be passed down and can even alter our genes. Learn more about how this can affect mental health.

Trauma from bullying and cyberbullying

October 6, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Janine Oliver, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Bullying may look different today, but it can still happen to anyone—and it can change the way our brains work. Learn what to watch out for and how to help.

What is posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

September 29, 2023 | Written by team

PTSD can develop after a person experiences or witnesses trauma. Find out how this disorder impacts your mental health and how it can be treated.

At Give an Hour, therapists extend their reach to veterans in need

September 14, 2023 | Published by Psychotherapy Networker

Since its founding in 2005, the Give an Hour organization has created a nationwide network of nearly 7,000 social workers, psychotherapists, psychiatrists...

Caring for yourself when your job is caring for others

September 13, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Mental health professionals help people in crisis and provide emotional support at home. What happens when their own mental health hangs in the balance?

Religious trauma: Signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment 

September 8, 2023 | Written by team

Learn about religious trauma and spiritual abuse, how they affect mental health, and how you can start healing.

The mental health effects of sexual assault and violence

September 5, 2023 | Written by team

Sexual assault of any sort is a crime. It affects people physically, mentally, emotionally and psychologically. No one ever asks for or deserves sexual assault.

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