Tag: trauma

How Does Trauma in Adolescence Affect Brain Development?

All Points Bulletin March 5, 2017 89 No Comments

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Trauma affects adolescents by changing the way the brain works. As the brain does not stop developing until the age of 25 the trauma you experience will keep affecting your brain in a negative way. Usually, adolescents around the age of 16, puberty is developing the part of the brain that deals with social skills. Read More

How are Trauma and Addiction Related?

Addiction and the Mind March 1, 2017 70 No Comments

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Trauma is usually a cause of addiction, fear or shame or anger usually build up from a situation early on in life which people tend to hide from later in life in the form of addiction. Most times the anger stems from the inability to let go of a situation, this is why it isRead More

A Survivor Speaks Healing Sexual Trauma Through Art

All Points Bulletin March 1, 2017 83 No Comments

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Eve Andry is an incest survivor. Eve remained silent for many years and art became a way for her to express her deep and painful feelings. After 8 years of silence and keeping her abuse a secret, Eve found the courage to share her story with the world. Currently, Eve is an advocate for survivorsRead More

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