#FacesOfPTSD is a social media campaign that focuses on survivors of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and interpersonal violence who are living with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Despite evidence that non-combat related trauma is a leading cause of PTSD, online search engine results will lead you to believe otherwise. The #FacesOfPTSD campaign aims to change that, but we need survivors to participate … Continue reading #FacesOfPTSD – Because Not All Wars are Fought on the Battlefield
/ "Momma, I feel sad and I don’t know why.” Startled to find my daughter so upset, I walked to her bed and put her on my lap. She nuzzled her head in to the crook of my neck and cried. I pulled her away a bit so that I could see her face. There it was. Pale lips … Continue reading The Gift of an Imperfect Mother
Dear my sweet little girl, I worry that at times you are feeling the brunt of my childhood trauma, because you have now become my teacher; your love and existence my lessons. Is that normal for every parent? I don’t know, and that in itself is part of what is most terrifying to me about … Continue reading A Letter To My Daughter – From Your Trauma-Recovering Momma.
The Survivors Empowering Survivors series features inspiring people who are using their trauma history to help others heal. Today we are proud to feature the work of Laura Parrott Perry of Say It, Survivor. Tell us a little bit about who you are, and the work that you do My name is Laura Parrott … Continue reading Survivors Empowering Survivors: Laura Parrott Perry