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Their DNA Will Remember: The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Detention

Their DNA Will Remember: The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Detention

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One of the hottest topics debated in the 2020 presidential race so far has been immigration reform. There has been widespread outrage centered on the separation of families and the horrible conditions and long stays in detention centers along our southern borders. Detainees hope they’ll be released as soon as possible, but for the children(...)

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Practicing Mindfulness May Help Negate Long-Term Negative Effects of Trauma in Children

Practicing Mindfulness May Help Negate Long-Term Negative Effects of Trauma in Children

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Children who experience traumatic experiences are known to have long-term negative health effects, including mental, behavioral and physical issues. Mindfulness interventions have proven successful in adults and those dealing with trauma to negate some of the effects of distress. It is suggested that mindfulness could be utilized in children with adverse childhood experiences to also(...)

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