Can Trauma and Childhood Trauma Cause Chronic Illness?

It is a well-known observation that over a lifetime, most of us will experience at least one traumatic event that can change the trajectory of our lives and the way our brain interprets information, according to a NIH National Library of Medicine article (2011). It is “that thing” that happens to us that is so stressful, makes us so fearful, … Read More

Understanding Vicarious Trauma

By Callie Nisbet RN-BSN, Freelance Nurse Writer, Certified Mental Health Advocate AACC What is Vicarious Trauma? This article is meant to give understanding to those who work and support individuals that have been through a complex traumatic, and often life changing event. Vicarious Trauma, also known as VT, by definition, is the emotional and psychological trauma and distress that is … Read More