Punks in Recovery with Craig Lewis

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Craig Lewis is a Certified Peer Specialist who struggled immensely with mental health issues. He has successfully transformed into a life of wellness.

Collateral Damage: The Secondary Victims We Overlook

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We all know survivors of trauma need help. But what about the needs of the people who love them?

3 Things I Wish Someone Said to Me After Trauma

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Sarafina Bianco has advanced degrees in DV and PTSD. Here’s her crash course on what people should and shouldn’t say to survivors of trauma.

Shame: Learning to Love After A Devastating Breakup

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Jordan Gray says that there’s no shame in getting over your emotional pain slowly.

A Story You’ll Never Forget

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Bob Marrow’s grandmother saved a girl’s unwanted child, only to learn of its tragic death.

Men Opting In and Speaking Up

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Three male senators disclose their experiences of childhood sexual abuse.

Question: “ARE WE THERE YET?” Answer: “WE ARE ON OUR WAY.”

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On the progress we’ve made serving male survivors and debunking the myths of childhood sexual abuse.

Telling the Family

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A survivor recalls the experience of telling his family about his childhood abuse.

On Healing: Break Down Your Walls

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It still amazes Randy Ellison how much strength and peace can come from letting go.

Mending Fences: On Restoring Boundaries After Abuse

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It can be difficult to maintain safe boundaries while on the path of healing. Here are a few insights from Peter Pollard of 1in6.org.

Why Do I Have to Talk About My Abuse?

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At a seminar titled “When Someone You Love Was Abused,” Cecil Murphey discovers profound answers to brave questions.

The Link Between Triggers and Healing

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Randy Ellison on the nature of triggers, and how awareness of them can help nurture a survivor’s healing process.

When Pain Masquerades as ‘Crazy’ In Relationships

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Even those closest to us can act in confusing and painful ways. Lisa Brookes Kift offers some insight on what might really be going on.

Do You Apply Your Awareness To Your Inner Circle?

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To all the service providers and volunteers in the movement to end childhood sexual abuse and improve resources for the 19 million (and more) men dealing with it’s effects: keep teaching, keep talking, those closest to you are listening.

Recovery on Yellow Brick Road, Part 2

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Like so many men who experienced sexual abuse as boys, John was deeply confused by the experience. Here’s a metaphor for how he faced the sense of betrayal, boundary confusion and distrust.

Hood Disease Is Real; So Will it Be Considered in the Courtroom?

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Since affluenza works as a get out of jail free card for the rich, what benefits can victims of ‘Hood Disease’ look forward to?