Dissociative Identity Disorder

– DID really does exist, and the reason why people have so much trouble with it is because it’s so hard to believe the level of trauma and abuse that was done to a person as a child, and it’s so hard to absorb that, but if you then say, “Okay yes, “we accept that this happened,” we’re admitting, yes, […]

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Trauma and Behavioral Health Screen Training Video

Hi, I’m Rhenda Hodnett, the Assistant Secretary of the Division of Child Welfare at DCFS. In this video, you will hear about a screening instrument used to help identify trauma-related problems in children and teenagers. You will also learn about the best ways to help kids with those problems. With better methods to detect the impact of trauma, and training […]

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CRISIS: Veterans, mental health & the wounds we cannot see | psychology recovery & military

Hey everybody. Happy Thursday! Now if you didn’t know tomorrow is Veterans Day in the U.S. What is Veterans Day you might wonder? Veterans Day is a day where all of those who served in our U.S. Military are celebrated and loved on and given a little extra thank you so much. Maybe a hug. Maybe you buy them a […]

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Mental Illness 101: Part IV: Childhood Trauma and Mental Health Impacts

Hello everyone, my name is Ben Adele and I’m with the Center for faith and opportunity initiatives with the US Department of Health and Human Services. Or what we like to call the partnership center. We’re delighted that you’ve joined us today for another webinar in our series on mental illness. This webinar today will focus on understanding childhood trauma […]

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CRISIS: Veterans, mental health & the wounds we cannot see | psychology recovery & military

Hey everybody. Happy Thursday! Now if you didn’t know tomorrow is Veterans Day in the U.S. What is Veterans Day you might wonder? Veterans Day is a day where all of those who served in our U.S. Military are celebrated and loved on and given a little extra thank you so much. Maybe a hug. Maybe you buy them a […]

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Inside Out Mental Illness Series- Hear from Scott on Trauma and PTSD

Did everything right and he still died. In the end, they always die. This isn’t fair. I screwed up somewhere. Quit thinking about it, quit thinking about it. Why are you doing this to me God? Am I this messed up? I can’t stop this. I can’t do this anymore. I screwed up. “Hey Dad.” Should I just end it? […]

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Mental Health Matters – Refugee Mental Health

Hi, welcome to Mental Health Matters. I’m Shannon Eliot. Today I’m joined by two experts on the unique and complex issue of refugee mental health. Dr. James Livingston is a psychologist and the Clinical Services Manager for San Jose’s Center for Survivors of Torture, a project of Asian Americans for Community Involvement. He treats and conducts research with refugee torture […]

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Inside Out: A Step Inside Mental Illness Premiere

Hey, we’re all going for lunch wanna join us. No, I’m busy. Are you sure? It’s gonna be fun. No, I’m good. Okay. Hey, are you okay? Yeah, really, I’m fine. Okay. Well, you have a good weekend. I’ll see you on Monday. What you just saw is a rendition in the day of the life of me and my […]

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