Heavy-hearted over the death of another survivor leader

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My heart has been heavy as I am processing the recent overdose and death of another survivor leader. To be candid, for many years, I silently questioned her conduct based on witnessing some of her tactics and hearing the experiences of women I cared about who were impacted by her organization. I was so frustrated by what I considered poor …

How Trauma Affects Us

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The 16 Most Common Trauma Exposure Responses Based on Self-Care for Social Workers Class and Trauma Stewardship by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky: Feeling helpless and hopeless. Believing nothing you do matters or isn’t causing any change. Taking care of yourself isn’t even on the radar. It’s not worth it, and nothing feels worth it. A sense that you can never do enough. …