The link between abuse and children’s mental health

May 4, 2023

The first week of May is Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week and May 6 is Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Day. May is also Mental Health Awareness Month. Although it may not seem directly correlated, mental health goes hand in hand with our work. Abuse affects the brain, there is no doubt about that. After someone […]

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Healthy parenting begins at Strong Start: Avery’s story

April 14, 2023

Avery is a new mother at a young age. She was in an abusive relationship that spanned throughout her teenage years with her child’s father. She is a survivor of domestic violence and decided to flee from the abusive relationship once the abuse began to escalate during her pregnancy. Avery suffers from anxiety, depression, PTSD, […]

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