Archive for June, 2011
Hawaii Lt. Gov. recently released an It Gets Better video on YouTube, delivering inspirational words of hope and encouragement to LGBTQI youth enduring bullying and harassment. Click here to view video.
One in 8 adolescents in America suffers from depression which can lead to school failure, substance abuse and suicide. Hawaii Public Radio broadcast a report on the workshop “Understanding Adolescent Stress and Depression” with Mary Jadwisiak from Washington state and Dr. Evie Yanagida, clinical program manager for The Sex Abuse Treatment Center, a program of […]
A longtime trauma worker, Laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll on those working to make the world a better place. We may feel tired, cynical, numb, or like we can never do enough. Through Trauma Stewardship, we are called to meet these challenges in an intentional way–not by becoming overwhelmed but by developing a quality of mindful presence.