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Trauma Victims Trained as Healers

Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Mike Newall describes the Healers, the nine young black men completing “a [nine week] Drexel University . . . program that teaches young black men, all victims of trauma, to work through their own experience and to…

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YWCA of Princeton Stand Against Racism Events, July, 2018

The Princeton YWCA is presenting  a summer series of Stand Against Racism group discussions. All events are free and open to the public. The discussions will be held at YWCA Princeton’s  Bramwell House Living Room, 77 Bayard Lane Princeton, NJ…

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Giving Our Youth An Artistic Voice on Mental Health, May 5, 2018

The Urban Mental Health Alliance and the African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County, with a grant from I Am Trenton, are pleased to co-host Mercer County’s first ever Youth Arts Expo, for Mental Health Awareness Month. The expo will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May…

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Radical Healing Panel, February 28, 2018

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 4:30 – 5:30 pm, in the Carl A. Fields Center, 58 Prospect, Room 104, David Campbell, Nathalie Edmond, and Rev. Theresa Thames will participate in a panel discussion on blackness and mental health.

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Lingering Fallout from Trauma

Nicholas Bakalar reports in the New York Times (Tuesday, December 5, 2017, p. D4) that the trauma experienced by 46,877 Finnish children who were evacuated to Sweden between 1940 and 1944 affected their female children, who “were twice as likely…

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