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The purpose of my blog is to present mental health issues in a way that’s easy to understand. With this understanding, my hope is that you learn more about yourself and begin to grow.

Understanding Racial Trauma

Being an African American and constantly experiencing racism under a system controlled by the majority population that literally hates you because of the color of your skin is hard. “In a nationally representative sample of adults in the U.S., perceived racial discrimination was associated with a lifetime history of major depressive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder… Continue reading Understanding Racial Trauma

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Understanding How To Advocate Within The Education System

Today’s interview is with Naomi Studevan, owner and founder of Advocacy Unlimited LLC, her mission is to provide parents with the ability to navigate the education system in a way which provides their child with the educational and behavioral health services needed to succeed in school. ​In this interview Naomi and I discuss some of… Continue reading Understanding How To Advocate Within The Education System

Understanding Trauma Bonds

So, what exactly is a trauma bond? This term has become popular in recent years and complete transparency here, I did not understand it myself until I started researching it. Prior to researching it, based on the term I thought a trauma bond was when two people bonded over a shared trauma. Or that people… Continue reading Understanding Trauma Bonds


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