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An insightful interview with leading addiction expert @DrGaborMate, who is a strong advocate for the argument that trauma is at the root of addiction #ACEs #trauma #traumainformed

“Trauma is a disorder of not being able to be in the here and now.”

I heard a survivor describe it last week as - I was never able to get my arse and my heed in the same place at the same time!

If we listen carefully we will hear people describe trauma in their own language.

Thank You Parker, Year 4 @actnforchildren How I wish love would get seen on the outside more often. All the time in fact. Adorable! @ACEAwareMCR @7030Campaign

This is really clever, have a look at the video in the link below. You can really see how this would help give social workers, teachers, police officers, etc an eye-opening insight into the lives of traumatised young children #ACEs #trauma #traumainformed

We now have a majority of cllrs in Southampton endorsing the @7030Campaign! Thank you to all those so far who have supported our goals - now what are the next steps towards a #traumainformed #ACE-aware Southampton?

@jamesebaillie @tombell93 @SarahBogle @lornafielker @D_J_Fuller

"43.9% reported they viewed their job as very or extremely stressful"

These and other stats in the article show there is a clear need for #traumainformed approaches to help police officers deal with secondary #trauma


There are no limits to what sectors and professions can benefit from trauma-informed approaches. Here's another example to add to the list - judges.

#ACEs #trauma #traumainformed #resilience

The story about a police department in the small Canadian town of Prince Albert who borrowed the "trauma-informed" Community Mobilisation concept from from police in Glasgow #ACEs #trauma #traumainformed

Have you got your ticket yet?
I am so looking forward to this!
#ACEAware #truamainformed #healingcentred #bethatperson
Have any policy makers booked to come?
@MairiGougeon @DundeeLeader @suzannezeedyk @7030Campaign @PeterGrantMP @CllrLawrie @UoDMHN

It is always helpful to hear the stories of what people take away when they learn about ACES. When explained with compassion & non-judgment, it creates light bulb moments for so many people. We are happy to help in creating platforms for people to tell their stories.

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Support in Times of Need

Offer to be an emergency contact for someone.

Provide information about local family support services.

Get groceries for someone who’s in need of support.

Provide emotional support for someone in need.

Support a new parent e.g. offer to babysit or provide childcare or cook them a meal.

Ask a school head teacher to host a community resource night so that you and other parents can see what your community offers.

Parental Resilience

Join a new parenting group.

Make time for yourself / have some ‘you time’ e.g. take a nap, read, do something you love!

Arrange a date night with your partner.

Use positive thinking e.g. tell yourself that you are doing a great job/ the best that you can.

Offer to help friends/neighbours with chores so they get a break to recharge their batteries.

Social and Emotional Competence in Children

Celebrate and support the achievements of your children.

Encourage a child to teach you something new.

Give your child a hug.

Read with your child.

Knowledge of Childhood and Parenting

Subscribe to a magazine or online newsletter about parenting and child development.

Join a local parenting class.

Share information about ways to prevent child maltreatment through your social media channels (twitter or Facebook).

Click here to access some of WAVE Trust’s resources!

Social Connections

Meet your neighbour.

Organise a local activity in your community.

Join a new community group.

Link up to an existing community service.

Make some time to see your friends/family in a social setting.

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