Adverse childhood experiences are associated with an increased risk of mental health problems in adulthood.
By addressing the root causes of violence, we can reimagine systems to allow for more supportive, safe and accountable sport communities.
There is a dire need to prevent child sexual abuse in Canada. It is critical to intervene early, and provide those at risk for offending with support through an anonymous helpline, as well as therapy.
People with disabilities have a right to choose where and who they live with. Too many are currently in vulnerable arrangements.
Providing men who suffer domestic abuse with the help they need can also reduce violence experienced by women and children.
Improving access to affordable housing and increasing benefit assistance rates are some sustainable solutions to the chronic cycle of homelessness faced by women fleeing violence.
A sports culture that does not tolerate abuse of any kind needs to be cultivated to ensure that the benefits of participating in sports are achieved.
In Tanzania, only 2% of people born with albinism will live to the age of 40.
The US National Women’s Soccer League was recently rocked by revelations of sexual abuse. But research shows that physical and verbal abuse is also disturbingly common in organized sports.
A professor of counseling explains how to find therapists and support communities that can help work through these unique challenges.
Hockey Canada has fallen short of its mission to ‘Lead, Develop and Promote Positive Hockey Experiences’ in its handling of sexual violence perpetrated by and against Hockey Canada players.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day highlights the increasing population of older adults around the world and the accompanying rise in elder mistreatment.
When Mehreen Faruqi first became the first Australian Muslim senator, she didn’t expect to receive the amount of abuse she did.
While things are improving for the women’s game in terms of equality, a series of depressing instances of blatant misogyny show there is a long way to go.
The term ‘grooming’ is often misused or misunderstood, but its scope reaches far beyond child abuse.
About 1 in 7 workers say their managers are abusive, whether it involves ridicule or a failure to provide credit when it’s due.
Adverse childhood experiences like abuse, neglect and dysfunction at home may not seem like primarily medical problems, but they have significant and enduring impact on physical and mental health.
A trauma-informed approach to education can help educators acknowledge and address the adversities faced by Black and Indigenous students.
Two poems that were originally excised from ‘Ariel,’ Plath’s seminal poetry collection, vividly channel the painful experience of losing an unborn child.
As a society, we must shift our collective culture away from a silent complacency around interpersonal trauma and towards intentionally working to prevent it.