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If we’re brave, COVID-19 can teach us to grieve and grow simultaneously purpose

Jun. 17, 2020 6:47 am

If we’re brave, COVID-19 can teach us to grieve and grow simultaneously

The pandemic has been traumatic but post-traumatic growth can, among other things, lead us to a deeper sense of community, says columnist Andrew Huff.
Talking about change, and fighting through it, on the TEDx stage purpose

Jun. 12, 2020 11:30 am

Talking about change, and fighting through it, on the TEDx stage

Guest columnist Jennifer Robinson always wanted to give a TEDx talk. Neither a terrible accident nor a pandemic were enough to keep her from achieving her goal.
What does Friday the 13th have to do with homelessness? purpose

May 18, 2020 3:00 pm

What does Friday the 13th have to do with homelessness?

After sitting through another horror film marathon at the emergency shelter where he works, columnist Andrew Huff wonders if "perhaps a film franchise is a useful metaphor for understanding trauma therapy."
Notes from a horror movie marathon in a homeless shelter purpose

May 12, 2020 9:07 am

Notes from a horror movie marathon in a homeless shelter

Columnist Andrew Huff wonders why horror films are so appealing to the men in the emergency shelter where he is a case manager.
Forty years after genocide, a Philly Cambodian organization helps refugees heal over dinner purpose

Oct. 2, 2019 8:00 am

Forty years after genocide, a Philly Cambodian organization helps refugees heal over dinner

The "From Genocide to Tableside" discussion series is poised to share untold stories of struggle and break down the stigma of seeking traditional therapy.
Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost people

May 9, 2019 11:30 am

Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost

The lifelong Kensington resident tells us in her own words.
The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma method

May 8, 2019 10:32 am

The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma

Kensington Voice takes a deep look at vicarious trauma and secondary traumatic stress, and outlines techniques for self-care as well as trauma-informed practices at Impact Services and Prevention Point Philadelphia.
#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment purpose

Feb. 8, 2019 10:50 am

#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment

"One thing we can try to do is to prevent sexual harassment from happening in the first place, before the harm occurs that can leave someone traumatized for life, or excluded from a career."
The City of Philadelphia wants to help its frontline workers better deal with trauma results

Feb. 1, 2019 2:00 pm

The City of Philadelphia wants to help its frontline workers better deal with trauma

The Take Care PHL initiative will aim to alleviate secondary traumatic stress in firefighters, correctional officers, social workers and the like.
Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K funding

Dec. 27, 2018 7:39 am

Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K

The grant funding will support causes such as youth tech education, childhood cancer research and reentry initiatives.

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