Author Archives: Dr. Kathleen Young

University of Arizona – Take Back the Night 2014

Every year, students and community members come together to protest sexual violence at Take Back the Night. Take Back the Night originated in the 1970s and continues to take place in communities across the country and the world. Take Back … Continue reading

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2013 in review

I can’t believe I am starting my 5th year writing Treating Trauma! I surely have not been blogging as frequently this past year and I continue to miss that, and my interactions with all of you! I must admit, I … Continue reading

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2013

Today is Suicide Prevention Day. Do you know that suicide deaths account for more than half of all violent deaths in the world? I have written previously about suicide and trauma survivors as well as how anti-gay bullying can increase suicide … Continue reading

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PTSD Awareness: Impact of Trauma

June is PTSD Awareness Month. Here is another oldie but goodie of mine plus other resources, as previously promised. PTSD is just one of the effects of trauma. People experience a range of reactions following a traumatic event. Visit this … Continue reading

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PTSD Awareness: Start by Understanding Trauma

June is PTSD Awareness Month. As promised yesterday, I am sharing this 2009 post of mine to start with the basics: understanding trauma. I resonate with the following quote: “Traumatic events are extraordinary, not because they occur rarely, but rather … Continue reading

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