The repeated stress of abuse, neglect or other family challenges can impact the developing brains and bodies of children, creating life-long effects.
Growing up, Theron’s everyday life was affected by her father’s alcoholism. Her mother has inspired her to heal and move on from her traumatic childhood.
Growing up, Sierra was abused, neglected and never felt safe in her own home. Her foster parents have been instrumental in helping her heal and experience the love and support she deserves.
Twenty years after his mother’s death, Prince Harry is opening up about how the loss has affected his life and his work to end mental health stigma.
A new study shows how stress affects health overall & the brain. Learn more about the study & how KVC is helping to treat children who experience stress.
A new national campaign is raising awareness about the prevalence and impact of children’s exposure to violence and trauma and providing resources for adults to help kids heal from trauma.
Research has found childhood adversity to be common and harmful, but it’s preventable. Learn how you can help protect and transform childhood.
Jaycee Dugard endured 18 years of abuse after being kidnapped in front of her home. Since her rescue in 2009, Dugard is reacclimating to society and moving on from her horrific experience.
Addressing and treating childhood trauma improves outcomes for individuals, families and communities as a whole.
School districts in Kansas are invited to request free training for staff on childhood traumatic stress in order to become a trauma-informed school.