Gayan Pert, ED of Bethany house, grew up with CDV in her childhood home in Jamaica. She now operates a shelter
I think what…affected me for my adult life that happened in my childhood was more the everyday
When actress Charlize Theron was 15, her mother shot and killed her abusive alcoholic father. But what affected her most was living daily
The ACE Study found that the higher someone’s ACE score – the more types of childhood adversity a person experienced, the higher their risk of chronic disease, mental illness, violence, being a victim of violence and a bunch of other
Similarly to an estimated 15 million children and 40+ million adults who were these children, Jan Downing grew up around a lot
Pediatrician Nadine Burke began to see patterns among the children she treated in her practice. She noticed a large percentage of children coming in with the same symptoms and false diagnosis.
As a doctor with a string commitment to public
For many, this Father’s Day weekend was a festive time to pay tribute to a figurehead, protector, and pillar of family that brings up fond memories of special times. But what if you grew up in a home where you
Our children are these afterthoughts within these conversations…There voices are silent.
Shannon Isom, CEO of the YWCA Dayton, talks about her husband’s experience with CDV and the impact CDV has on the children at her shelter. Watch her TED Talk
“What this research highlights is that growing up in a home with domestic abuse, in particular the psychological dimension of it, has long-term consequences for the well being of young people”
A study from the University of Limerick (UL), Ireland,