By Joseph M. Costa, Hillsides President and CEO Trauma is an unavoidable part of life. The critical issue is how to address it in such a way that its potential lingering effects are mitigated. The stories of the children, youth,…Read More
At the recent conference of the California Alliance of Child and Family Services, a keynote speaker addressed the impact of trauma on the children and families we serve. She began with a powerful exercise that asked each of us to recall a trauma…Read More
By Hillsides Trauma-informed Care Committee While this time of year can be especially cheerful with tree-trimming evenings, holiday shopping, and festive family gatherings, the season can be a trigger for stress unlike other types of negative situations. One benefit of…Read More
By the Hillsides Self-Care Committee In our final installment in honor of Mental Health Month, here are some of the best tips culled from recent wellness tips written by Hillsides self-care committee or other Hillsides staffers. Don’t wait to try…Read More
By Samira Vishria, LCSW Hillsides recently adopted a new, innovative standard of care in the mental health industry called trauma-informed care (TIC) that screens and treats individuals according to how much trauma they have experienced in their lives. Part of…Read More
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