Posts Tagged as "trauma"

Youth Q&A with Jeannine Pearce: Reflections on Overcoming Trauma, a Recall Effort, and Sexism at Work

Mar. 11, 2019 / By and
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Pearce gives her most personal interview yet, telling how she got back on track to pursue her progressive vision for Long Beach.

California Camp Challenges Young Men to Rethink Masculinity

Sep. 5, 2018 / By
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VoiceWaves teamed up with KQED public radio and Redwood Voice to cover the transformational journey a summer retreat inspired for young boys and men of color across California.

Housing Displacement in Long Beach Inspires Artists to Heal through Culture

Feb. 23, 2018 / By and
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As Long Beach continues to economically develop and displace residents, cultural artists celebrate their roots – literally.

From War Abroad to War at Home – Local Vets Struggle with PTSD, Addiction

Apr. 14, 2016 / By
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A Long Beach veteran and nurse's assistant relives her trauma and copes by self-medicating, and statistics show 1 in 5 veterans with PTSD do, too.

Trauma and Healing Symposium with Dr. Richard Mollica

Jan. 26, 2015 / By
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Beginning January 27, community members, human service agencies, and survivors of trauma and violence will have the opportunity to come together and cultivate resiliency within our Long Beach community...

Community Forum Addresses Immigrant & Youth Trauma In Long Beach

Oct. 7, 2014 / By
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On Oct. 1, community members and leaders convened to address, "What is trauma and why does it matter?" Attendees heard stories from residents and a panel discussion addressed policy and systems approaches to trauma and healing.

Trauma in Long Beach: All-Inclusive Resources for Victims

Oct. 1, 2014 / By
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Local organizations help trauma victims heal holistically.

How Immigrant & Refugee Trauma Plays Out In Long Beach

Sep. 30, 2014 / By
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Local immigrants and refugees share their trauma stories and explain how it affects them in Long Beach.

It Goes Both Ways: How Youth Violence Hurts Everyone

Sep. 25, 2014 / By
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When youth violence ends in one teen's death and another teen sent to prison for life, the whole community hurts.

Leaders, Celebrities Share Stories of Everyday Courage & Community Resilience

Apr. 15, 2014 / By
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There are times when life experiences are overwhelming and even traumatic. But in the face of adversity, it is the people and resources we have to turn to that make all the difference...

Childhood Trauma Is Common and Can Be Devastating—But Damage Can Be Overcome

Apr. 7, 2014 / By
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State Assembly Hearing: Childhood Trauma Is Common and Can Be Devastating—But Damage Can Be Overcome

At Los Angeles Hearing, Researchers Release Groundbreaking Survey Data Linking Child Abuse and Neglect to Heart Attack, Depression, Obesity, Binge Drinking, and Other Health Risks; Experts Say Greatest Effects Concentrated in Low Income Communities

Students and Educators Highlight Approaches Proven to Get Kids Back on Track

Los Angeles, CA – Experiencing trauma and abuse can have a devastating impact on a child’s life, but lots of love and a little community support can help kids recover, according to experts participating in a California Assembly Committee hearing in downtown Los Angeles on Friday...

Veterans Battle PTSD After War

Mar. 14, 2012 / By
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Arnold James is a war veteran now living in Long Beach.  Photo by Jesus Hernandez.

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