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Teens and Sexual Assault:  Overly Common & Underreported

by Stephanie Webb, MSW Candidate Teenage sexual assault and violence are two important issues that are constantly unreported, under-addressed and buried within the souls and minds of the teenagers victimized by this experience. What is Teen Sexual Assault and Violence? Sexual assault is any type of unwanted sexual contact; it does not always include intercourse Read More…

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

By Sarah, Rollins College Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate Student With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, it may seem redundant or confusing to have an additional campaign for Minority Mental Health Awareness in July. The unfortunate reality is that this emphasis on minority mental health is necessary because of the pervasive influence that systemic Read More…

Reactions to Big T and Little t Trauma

by Gina Torre, Rollins College Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate Student There are various traumatic events that can be experienced which can cause our brain to send obstructive messages that keep the body in constant protection mode long after a traumatic experience is over.  Because our body is designed to protect us during stressful events, Read More…