Tag: toxic stress
It's not just weapons and fangs that kill me. Being stalked by industry, bureaucracy and social sentiment is deadly too. Mammalian bodies are not wired to endure chronic, pervasive threat and vulnerability. Yet this stuff is ubiquitous and embedded into mainstream culture.
What if we don't have a depression epidemic, but a stress epidemic of traumatic proportions? What if we've been steered away from learning how our minds and bodies actually work, and into believing that our attempts to survive traumatic, threatening real-life circumstances are "symptoms of mental illness"?
Journal releases a compilation of articles detailing how zero-tolerance policy may impact mental health.
From Medical Xpress: "In an effort to address ACEs in young patients in Oakland, Long in 2012 created the hospital's Family Information and Navigation...