mental health

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It’s apparent society is more than excited to be going back to the times before the pandemic– drinks and laughs are now being shared at bars, music is flowing from concert venues, and awkward first dates are making their return debut to restaurants across the country. But, the story is completely different for those who experienced loss during one of the darkest times in modern history.

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In June, several whistleblowers at Fort Bliss military base came forward about the living conditions of migrant children. They allege unsafe conditions, panic attacks, and even children suffering from depression. Reporter Taylor Velazquez spoke with Bernardo Rafael Cruz from the ACLU of Texas, who’s been inside the facility, to talk about the notorious abuse. 

Arizona Trauma Institute

If you've been paying attention at all in the world of mental health, the new buzzword these days is "trauma-informed care" but what is it and how well is it getting implemented amidst an old system of outdated science and methodologies that often cause more harm than good?