AKUA MIND & BODY

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Month: October 2021

Understanding Intergenerational trauma and its effects

Reading Time: 3 Minutes What is Intergenerational trauma? Intergenerational trauma is an unconscious grief from the historical trauma experienced by Indigenous peoples that is passed from generation to generation. Intergenerational trauma is defined as “The intergenerational and unconscious grief from the historical trauma experienced by Indigenous peoples is passed from generation to generation due to forced relocation, land dispossession, […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Domestic Violence and Mental Health

Reading Time: 4 Minutes “Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) was launched nationwide in October 1987 as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues while raising awareness for those issues. Over the past 30+ years, much progress has been made to support domestic violence victims and survivors, to hold abusers accountable, and to […]

Crocodile Drug

Reading Time: 2 Minutes Crocodile, when injected, produces an immediate high but at a high cost. Crocodile drug gets its name from the unsightly appearance at the injection site, which turns green and scaly. The injection site is often infected and can result in dead tissue and infected ulcers that often need antibiotics, debridement, and sometimes even surgery. Other […]

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